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2.1 - Stent comparison

Biodegradable polymer DES versus bare metal stents in patients with STEMI: COMFORTABLE AMI 5-year results

Objective

to compare long-term follow-up of BP-DES versus BMS in acute STEMI

Study

multicentre, assessor-blind, RCT

Population

patients with STEMI undergoing primary PCI

Endpoints

MACE defined as cardiac death, target vessel re-infarction or ischaemia-driven, TLR

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Conclusion

in patients undergoing primary PCI, MACE at 5 years was significantly lower with BP-DES compared with BMS

Räber et al. Eur Heart J 2019; online March 9

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