Predictors of reocclusion after successful drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusion.

@article{Valenti2013PredictorsOR,
  title={Predictors of reocclusion after successful drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusion.},
  author={Renato Valenti and Ruben Vergara and Angela Migliorini and Guido Parodi and Nazario Carrabba and Giampaolo Cerisano and Emilio Vincenzo Dovellini and David Antoniucci},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={545-50}
}
OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess the incidence of reocclusion and identification of predictors of angiographic failure after successful chronic total occlusion (CTO) drug-eluting stent-supported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). BACKGROUND Large registries have shown a survival benefit in patients with successful CTO PCI. Intuitively… CONTINUE READING