Clinical outcome following second-generation drug-eluting stent use for off-label versus on-label indications: insights from the two-year outcome of the TWENTE trial

EuroIntervention 2014;10:664-671. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I6A117

Hanim Sen
Hanim Sen1, MD; Ming Kai Lam1, MD; Kenneth Tandjung1, MD, PhD; Mounir W.Z. Basalus1, MD, PhD; Frits H.A.F. de Man1, MD, PhD; J. Hans W. Louwerenburg1, MD; Martin G. Stoel1, MD, PhD; Gert K. van Houwelingen1, MD; Marije M. Löwik1, PhD; Gerard C.M. Linssen2, MD, PhD; Salah A.M. Saïd2, MD, PhD; Mark B. Nienhuis3, MD, PhD; Patrick M.J. Verhorst1, MD, PhD; Job van der Palen1. Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentrum Twente, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands; 2. Department of Cardiology, Ziekenhuisgroep Twente, Almelo and Hengelo, The Netherlands; 3. Department of Cardiology, Streekziekenhuis Koningin Beatrix

Aims: Drug-eluting stents (DES) were first used on-label - in simple patients with low clinical risk and easily accessible lesions. Currently, DES are increasingly used off-label - in com

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