Provisional stenting strategies: systematic overview and implications for clinical decision-making.

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Coronary stents reduce the rates of abrupt closure, emergency coronary artery bypass graft surgery and restenosis, but do not prevent myocardial infarction or death at six months. The financial burden of increased stent use and the difficulty in managing in-stent restenosis have provided the impetus to develop provisional stenting strategies. Patients at… (More)

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@article{Cantor2000ProvisionalSS, title={Provisional stenting strategies: systematic overview and implications for clinical decision-making.}, author={Warren J. Cantor and Eric D. Peterson and Jeffrey J. Popma and James Patrick Zidar and Michael H. Sketch and James E. Tcheng and E. Magnus Ohman}, journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology}, year={2000}, volume={36 4}, pages={1142-51} }