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1.2 - Comparisons drug-eluting stents

Sirolimus-eluting vs Everolimus-eluting stents for STEMI: BIOSTEMI

Objective

to investigate the safety and clinical efficacy of ultra thin strut biodegradable polymer SES compared to thin strut durable-polymer EES in patients with STEMI

Study

multicentre, prospective, single blind randomised trial

Population

patients with STEMI referred for primary PCI

Endpoints

target lesion failure as cardiac death, target vessel MI, clinical indicated TL revascularisation during 12 month follow-up

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Conclusion

biodegradable polymer SES treatment was superior to durable polymer EES treatment in patients with STEMI

Iglesias et al. Lancet. 2019;394:1243-53

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