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Coronary artery stents in the treatment of ischaemic heart disease: a rapid and systematic review.

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BACKGROUND: Coronary artery stents are prosthetic linings inserted into coronary arteries via a catheter to widen the artery and increase blood flow to ischaemic heart muscle. They are used in the treatment of ischaemic heart disease (IHD). IHD is a major cause of morbidity and mortality (123,000 deaths per annum) in the UK and a major cost to the NHS. Clinical effects of IHD include subacute manifestations (stable and unstable angina) and acute manifestations (particularly myocardial infarct...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England)
Volume:
4
Issue:
23
Pages:
1-153
Publication date:
2000-01-01
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Source identifiers:
116345
Language:
English
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uuid:3e89e446-18fb-4da5-afca-dd2a76b5e1bb
Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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