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"Gender paradox" in outcome after percutaneous coronary intervention with paclitaxel eluting stents


Patrizia Presbitero
Patrizia Presbitero1, MD; Guido Belli1, MD; Dennis Zavalloni1, MD; Marco L. Rossi1, MD; Veronica Lisignoli1*, MD; Giancarlo Barberis2, MD; Gabriele L. Gasparini1, MD; Melania Scatturin1; Emanuela Morenghi1, PhD; Paolo Pagnotta1, MD
1. Department of Invasive Cardiology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas Mirasole Spa, Rozzano, Italy; 2. Department of Invasive Cardiology; Casa di Cura Cellini, Torino, Italy

Aims: To evaluate in-hospital and long-term outcome of women undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) as compared to men and historic control

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