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Reply to the Letter to the Editor “Very long-term outcome of coronary covered stents. Not all covered stents are the same”

EuroIntervention 2020;15:1298-1298. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00364R

1. Department of Coronary Heart Disease and Institution of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; 2. Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden


The authors are grateful for the interest in our article “Very long-term outcome of coronary covered stents: a report from the SCAAR registry”1 shown by Jurado-Roman et al2.

We agree with the comments that all covered stents (CS) are not the same. For that reason every covered stent has been reported separately. Despite the limitations because of the observational design of our study, the Figures and Tables suggest that there are differences between the different CS. It is equally notable that all CS have higher rates of adverse events except for the equine pericardial CS that ...

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