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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/1959.14/1117482
Description: In patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), clinical trials have demonstrated that the use of bivalirudin with provisional glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors is not inferior to hepa ... 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/1959.14/1116821
Description: Premature cessation of clopidogrel is a strong risk factor for drug-eluting stent thrombosis in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. The impact that superficial or "nuisance" bleedi ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1116987
Description: The utilization of drug-eluting stents (DES) in "real world" practice has deviated from Food and Drug Administration-approved indications. Safety concerns have arisen from recent reports that suggeste ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1116988
Description: On the basis of biologic studies of platelet reactivity, the recent American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guidelines recommend a 600-mg loading dose (LD) of clopidogrel in pati ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117036
Description: Coronary artery disease is the main cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The poor prognosis associated with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in these patients has been related to ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1117029
Description: Diabetes mellitus is an independent predictor of nephropathy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The outcomes of patients with diabetes with normal baseline serum creatinine who undergo PC ... More
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