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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