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Everolimus-eluting stents or bypass surgery for left main coronary artery disease.

Abstract:

Background

Patients with obstructive left main coronary artery disease are usually treated with coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG). Randomized trials have suggested that drug-eluting stents may be an acceptable alternative to CABG in selected patients with left main coronary disease.

Methods

We randomly assigned 1905 eligible patients with left main coronary artery disease of low or intermediate anatomical complexity to undergo either percutaneous coronary int...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1056/nejmoa1610227

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Abbott Vascular More from this funder
Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
New England Journal of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
375
Issue:
23
Pages:
2223-2235
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-01
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EISSN:
1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
Pubs id:
pubs:656843
URN:
uri:f31a2085-f0ae-4f10-b669-df9319be19b7
UUID:
uuid:f31a2085-f0ae-4f10-b669-df9319be19b7
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pubs:656843

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