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Implantation of the biodegradable polymer biolimus-eluting stent in patients with high SYNTAX score is associated with decreased cardiac mortality compared to a permanent polymer sirolimus-eluting stent: two year follow-up results from the “all-comers” LEADERS trial

EuroIntervention 2011;7:605-613 publish online ahead of print June 2011. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV7I5A97

Joanna  J. Wykrzykowska
Joanna J. Wykrzykowska1,2, MD; Scot Garg1, MBChB, MRCP; Yoshinobu Onuma1, MD; Ton de Vries3, MA; Marie-Angele Morel3, BSc; Gerrit-Anne van Es3, PhD; Pawel Buszman4, MD; Axel Linke5, MD; Thomas Ischinger6, MD; Volker Klauss7, MD; Roberto Corti8,9, MD; Franz Eberli8,9, MD, PhD; William Wijns10, MD; Marie-Claude Morice11, MD; Carlo Di Mario12, MD, PhD; Robert Jan van Geuns1, MD, PhD; Peter Juni13, MD, PhD; Stephan Windecker14, MD; Patrick W. Serruys
1. The Department of Interventional Cardiology Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 3. Cardialysis B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 4. M

Background: The SYNTAX score (SXscore) has been shown to be an effective predictor of clinical outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PC

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