Usefulness of Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Implantation in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis.

@article{Ikari2015UsefulnessOE,
  title={Usefulness of Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Implantation in Patients on Maintenance Hemodialysis.},
  author={Yuji Ikari and Hiroyuki Kyono and Takaaki Isshiki and Shuichi Ishizuka and Kenya Nasu and Koichi Sano and Hisayuki Okada and Teruyasu Sugano and Yoshiki Uehara},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={116 6},
  pages={872-6}
}
The outcomes of second-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) are unknown in patients on maintenance hemodialysis (HD) although HD has been reported as a strong predictor of adverse outcome after the first-generation DES implantation. The OUCH-PRO Study is a prospective multicenter single-arm registry design to study clinical and angiographic outcomes after everolimus-eluting stent (EES). Patients who underwent maintenance HD were prospectively enrolled at the time of elective coronary… CONTINUE READING

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