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Multiple predictors of coronary restenosis after drug-eluting stent implantation in patients with diabetes.

Authors
  • Hong, S J
  • Kim, M H
  • Ahn, T H
  • Ahn, Y K
  • Bae, J H
  • Shim, W J
  • Ro, Y M
  • Lim, D-S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Heart
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2006
Volume
92
Issue
8
Pages
1119–1124
Identifiers
PMID: 16449516
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Even with the introduction of DES, diabetes remains a significant predictor of coronary restenosis, especially in cases of a small baseline vessel size, small vessel size after percutaneous coronary intervention, longer stent length, use of the paclitaxel-eluting stent, current smoking and high C reactive protein concentration.

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