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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Adriaenssens, T; Mehilli, J; Wessely, R; Ndrepepa, G; Seyfarth, M; Wieczorek, A; Blaich, B; Iijima, R; Pache, J; Kastrati, A; Schömig, A 
Title:
Does addition of estradiol improve the efficacy of a rapamycin-eluting stent? Results of the ISAR-PEACE randomized trial. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to assess the efficacy of a rapamycin plus 17-beta-estradiol-eluting stent versus a rapamycin-eluting stent in patients with coronary artery disease. BACKGROUND: Estradiol promotes rapid re-endothelialization of coronary stents in animal models, but it is not known whether combining this drug with rapamycin represents an improved drug-eluting stent technology in terms of reduced lumen renarrowing. METHODS: In this randomized study, we enrolled 502 patients with de no...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Am Coll Cardiol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
49 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1265-71 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0735-1097 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik