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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

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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