Stent thrombosis, myocardial infarction, and death after drug-eluting and bare-metal stent coronary interventions.

@article{Jensen2007StentTM,
  title={Stent thrombosis, myocardial infarction, and death after drug-eluting and bare-metal stent coronary interventions.},
  author={Lisette Okkels Jensen and Michael Maeng and Anne Kjer Kaltoft and Per Thayssen and Hans Henrik Tilsted Hansen and Morten Bottcher and Jens Flensted Lassen and Lars Romer Krussel and Klaus Rasmussen and Knud Noerregaard Hansen and Lars Pedersen and Soeren Paaske Johnsen and Henrik Toft Soerensen and Leif Thuesen},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={463-70}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to examine outcomes subsequent to implantation of drug-eluting stents (DES) and bare-metal stents (BMS). BACKGROUND Use of DES might be associated with increased risk of stent thrombosis (ST), myocardial infarction (MI), and death. METHODS From January 2002 through June 2005, data from all percutaneous coronary interventions in western Denmark were prospectively recorded in the Western Denmark Heart Registry; 12,395 consecutive patients (17,152 lesions… CONTINUE READING