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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Kufner, S; de Waha, A; Tomai, F; Park, SW; Lee, SW; Lim, DS; Kim, MH; Galloe, AM; Maeng, M; Briguori, C; Dibra, A; Schömig, A; Kastrati, A 
Title:
A meta-analysis of specifically designed randomized trials of sirolimus-eluting versus paclitaxel-eluting stents in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease. 
Abstract:
There is an ongoing debate on the optimal drug-eluting stent (DES) in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease. We addressed this issue by making a synthesis of the available evidence on the relative long-term efficacy and safety of sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stent (PES) in these patients.Individual patient data were analyzed from 6 randomized trials specifically designed to compare SES with PES in diabetic patients. In total, 1183 patients were followed up for a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am Heart J 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
162 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
740-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-8703 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik