The impact of renal impairment on long-term safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting stents.

Renal impairment (RI) is associated with impaired prognosis in patients with coronary artery disease. Clinical and angiographic outcomes of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with the use of drug-eluting stents (DES) in this patient population are not well established.We po...

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Main Authors: Giulio G Stefanini, Masanori Taniwaki, Bindu Kalesan, Lorenz Räber, Stefan Stortecky, Thomas Pilgrim, Yoshinobu Onuma, Sigmund Silber, Patrick W Serruys, Bernhard Meier, Peter Jüni, Stephan Windecker
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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