Effect of biolimus-eluting stents with biodegradable polymer vs bare-metal stents on cardiovascular events among patients with acute myocardial infarction: the COMFORTABLE AMI randomized trial

Lorenz Räber, Henning Kelbæk, Miodrag Ostojic, Miodrag Ostoijc, Andreas Baumbach, Dik Heg, David Tüller, Clemens von Birgelen, Marco Roffi, Aris Moschovitis, Ahmed A Khattab, Peter Wenaweser, Robert Bonvini, Giovanni Pedrazzini, Ran Kornowski, Klaus Weber, Sven Trelle, Thomas F Lüscher, Masanori Taniwaki, Christian M MatterBernhard Meier, Peter Jüni, Stephan Windecker, COMFORTABLE AMI Trial Investigators

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Abstract

The efficacy and safety of drug-eluting stents compared with bare-metal stents remains controversial in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)777-787
Number of pages11
JournalJAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume308
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2012

Keywords

  • Absorbable Implants
  • Aged
  • Drug-Eluting Stents
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Metals
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Myocardial Reperfusion
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Polymers
  • Prospective Studies
  • Recurrence
  • Risk
  • Single-Blind Method
  • Sirolimus
  • Treatment Outcome

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    Räber, L., Kelbæk, H., Ostojic, M., Ostoijc, M., Baumbach, A., Heg, D., Tüller, D., von Birgelen, C., Roffi, M., Moschovitis, A., Khattab, A. A., Wenaweser, P., Bonvini, R., Pedrazzini, G., Kornowski, R., Weber, K., Trelle, S., Lüscher, T. F., Taniwaki, M., ... COMFORTABLE AMI Trial Investigators (2012). Effect of biolimus-eluting stents with biodegradable polymer vs bare-metal stents on cardiovascular events among patients with acute myocardial infarction: the COMFORTABLE AMI randomized trial. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 308(8), 777-787. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2012.10065