Procedural and follow-up outcomes among patients undergoing successful recanalisation of coronary chronic total occlusions using biolimus drug-eluting stents.

This study aimed at evaluating the outcome of Biolimus eluting stent (BES) implantation in the treatment of chronic total coronary occlusions (CTO). We identified patients who underwent successful angioplasty for a CTO lesion with ≥1 BES between June 2008 and March 2012. All patients were followed up for major adverse cardiac events (MACE), which comprised… CONTINUE READING