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Safety and effectiveness of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in saphenous vein bypass graft percutaneous coronary interventions: insights from the Veterans Affairs CART program.

Authors
  • Aggarwal, Vikas
  • Stanislawski, Maggie A
  • Maddox, Thomas M
  • Nallamothu, Brahmajee K
  • Grunwald, Gary
  • Adams, Jill C
  • Ho, P Michael
  • Rao, Sunil V
  • Casserly, Ivan P
  • Rumsfeld, John S
  • Brilakis, Emmanouil S
  • Tsai, Thomas T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publication Date
Oct 28, 2014
Volume
64
Issue
17
Pages
1825–1836
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.06.1207
PMID: 25443706
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

In a national cohort of veterans, we observed widespread and increasing use of DES during SVG-PCI. In long-term follow-up, compared with BMS, DES use was safe and effective in SVG-PCI patients.

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