Clinical Effectiveness of Coronary Stents in Elderly Persons. Results From 262,700 Medicare Patients in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Restenosis
  • Drug-Eluting Stents
  • Medicare
  • Stents

abstract

  • In this largest ever real-world study, patients receiving DES had significantly better clinical outcomes than their BMS counterparts, without an associated increase in bleeding or stroke, throughout 30 months of follow-up and across all pre-specified subgroups.

publication date

  • May 5, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2841783

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacc.2009.03.005

PubMed ID

  • 19406337

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1629

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 53

number

  • 18