Safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting and bare-metal stents for patients with off- and on-label indications.

@article{Ko2009SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting and bare-metal stents for patients with off- and on-label indications.},
  author={Dennis T. Ko and Maria Chiu and Helen Guo and Peter C. Austin and Ron Goeree and Eric A Cohen and Marino Labinaz and Jack Ven Tu},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 19},
  pages={1773-82}
}
OBJECTIVES Our main objective was to evaluate the longer-term safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents (DES) in off-label indications as compared with bare-metal stents (BMS). BACKGROUND DES are frequently implanted in patients with off-label indications. However, the longer-term safety and effectiveness of DES among patients with off-label indications are not well understood. METHODS Propensity score matching analysis was performed in a population-based cohort that included 6,944 off… CONTINUE READING

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