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Effect of StentBoost imaging guided percutaneous coronary intervention on mid-term angiographic and clinical outcomes.
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PMID:  23332899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
INTRODUCTION: The gold standard for evaluating stent expansion after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is intravascular ultrasound (IVUS). However, the routine use of this modality is costly and time consuming. StentBoost is a new imaging technique that improves fluoroscopy-based assessments of stent expansion. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of StentBoost imaging-guided PCI on mid-term angiographic and clinical outcomes. METHODS AND RESULTS: A total of 870 consecutive patients were recruited (mean age: 64.34±11.61; men: 64.5%), all of whom underwent PCI with drug-eluting stents (DESs). The subjects were divided into a no StentBoost group (n=569 patients) and a StentBoost group (n=301 patients). The 6-month angiographic and 12-month clinical outcomes were compared between the two groups. At 1month, clinical outcomes were similar between the two groups. At 6months, the StentBoost group had significantly lower rates of late loss (0.32±0.40 vs. 0.48±0.59; p=0.005) and binary restenosis (1.2% vs. 8.3%; p=0.029) compared with the no-StentBoost group. At 12months, StentBoost group had significantly lower the incidence of target lesion revascularization (TLR) (1.7% vs. 7%; p=0.034) and TLR-major adverse cardiac events (6% vs. 13.2%; p=0.037) compared with the no-StentBoost group. CONCLUSION: We conclude that the routine clinical use of StentBoost during PCI can be useful, and results in better medium-term angiographic and clinical outcomes.
Dong Joo Oh; Cheol Ung Choi; Sunwon Kim; Seong Il Im; Jin Oh Na; Hong Euy Lim; Jin Won Kim; Eung Ju Kim; Seong Woo Han; Seung-Woon Rha; Chang Gyu Park; Hong Seog Seo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Cardiovascular Center, Korea University, Guro Hospital, 97 Guro Dong, Guro Gu, Seoul 152-703, South Korea.
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