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Patient selection to enhance the long-term benefit of first generation drug-eluting stents for coronary revascularisation procedures. Insights from a large multicentre registry

EuroIntervention 2009;5:57-66 - DOI10.4244/EIJV5I1A10.

1. Istituto di Cardiologia, Università di Bologna, Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi, Italy; 2. Unità Operativa di Cardiologia, Ospedale degli Infermi, Rimini, Italy; 3. Unità Operativa di Cardiologia Interventistica, Ospedale S. Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia,

Aims: To evaluate the long-term clinical outcome after drug-eluting stents (DES) implantation, and to test if patient selection could enhance their net clinical benefit.

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