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Clinical and angiographic outcome of elective stent implantation in small coronary vessels: an analysis of the BENESTENT trial.
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PMID:  9552519     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We examined the influence of vessel size using an intention-to-treat approach in 259 patients who underwent stent implantation and in 257 patients who underwent balloon angioplasty alone in the BENESTENT trial. In the stented population, smaller vessel size was associated with a higher stent:vessel ratio, a greater relative gain and a greater subsequent loss index, and a higher risk of adverse cardiac events. In the balloon angioplasty population small vessel size conveyed an increased requirement for revascularization but did not increase the risk of procedural failure or myocardial infarction during follow-up. Logistic regression indicated that decreasing vessel size (as a continous variable) was associated with an increasing risk of a cardiac event for both the stent and balloon angioplasty populations.
D Keane; A J Azar; P de Jaegere; W Rutsch; B de Bruyne; V Legrand; F Kiemeneij; P de Feyter; P van de Heuvel; Y Ozaki; M A Morel; P W Serruys
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in interventional cardiology : SIIC     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1084-2764     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Interv Cardiol     Publication Date:  1996 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-21     Completed Date:  1998-04-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606070     Medline TA:  Semin Interv Cardiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Disease / etiology,  surgery*
Coronary Vessels / pathology*
Follow-Up Studies
Middle Aged
Treatment Outcome

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