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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/346703
Description: Aims: We investigated the incidence, predictors, and prognostic impact of a decline in platelet count (DPC) in patients treated by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Methods and results: A tota ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/186980
Description: 8 page(s)
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117291
Description: Routine aspiration thrombectomy (AT) in percutaneous coronary intervention for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) has not proved effective in randomized trials. However, ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117081
Description: For patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), procedural anticoagulation with bivalirudin was previously shown to significantly reduce bleeding complications at the cost o ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117098
Description: BACKGROUND: Distal embolization during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) of saphenous vein graft (SVG) lesions is associated with a high rate of myonecrosis. Although direct stenting (DS) is fe ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117051
Description: The efficacy of contrast-enhanced multislice computed tomography (MSCT) for assessment of ambiguous lesions is unknown. We compared both quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) and MSCT to the gold st ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117066
Description: Despite improving techniques for opening chronic total occlusions (CTOs), the benefit of successful recanalization of the artery remains unclear. The aims of this study were to investigate the safety ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1171996
Description: BACKGROUND: Recent randomized trials have demonstrated conflicting results regarding the use of drug-eluting stents (DESs) as compared to bare metal stents (BMSs) in primary percutaneous coronary inte ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117045
Description: Conflicting data exist regarding an advantage of drug-eluting stents (DES) over bare metal stents (BMS) in catheter-based treatment of saphenous vein graft (SVG) stenoses. This study was undertaken to ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117022
Description: BACKGROUND: Platelet-derived peptide and nonpeptide growth factors are known to play pivotal roles in neointimal proliferation. Along with its antiplatelet activity of reducing P-selectin and hs-CRP, ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1116877
Description: The long-term outcome of a moderately diseased left main coronary artery (LMCA) remains unknown. One hundred and fourteen patients who underwent angiographic and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) evalua ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117378
Description: Insulin-treated diabetic patients undergoing drug-eluting stent implantation are prone to high rates of adverse cardiac events. The efficacy of the sirolimus- (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117456
Description: Coronary cameral fistulae, communications between the coronary tree and the chambers of the heart, are a rare complication of percutaneous coronary intervention. The functional significance and manage ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117481
Description: AIMS: To assess the impact on clinical outcomes of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance during drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation. IVUS guidance during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117430
Description: Multiple studies comparing sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) in patients with coronary artery disease have been performed. Despite these comparisons, it remains uncert ... More
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