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The randomised study of the double dose versus single dose sirolimus-eluting stent for the treatment of diabetic patients with de novo coronary lesions

EuroIntervention 2006;2:295-301 - DOI10.4244/EIJV2I3A54.

Ricardo Costa
Ricardo A. Costa1, MD; J. Eduardo Sousa2*, MD, PhD; Alexandre Abizaid2, MD, PhD; Áurea Chaves2, MD, PhD; Fausto Feres2, MD, PhD; Amanda G. M. R. Sousa2, MD, PhD; Giuseppe Musumeci3, MD; Roxana Mehran1, MD; Peter J. Fitzgerald4, MD, PhD; Alexandra J. Lansky1, MD; Martin B. Leon1, MD; Avinoam Shiran5, MD; David A. Halon5, MB, ChB; Basil S. Lewis5, MD; Giulio Guagliumi3, MD
1. The Cardiovascular Research Foundation & Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA; 2. Institute Dante Pazzanese of Cardiology, São Paulo, Brazil; 3. Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy; 4. Stanford Universit

Background: Even though sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) have been shown to significantly improve binary restenosis and target lesion revascularisation rates (TLR) compared to bare metal sten

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