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Safety and Efficacy of a Bioabsorbable Polymer-Coated, Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent in Patients with Diabetes: the EVOLVE II Diabetes Substudy

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1. The Christ Hospital Heart & Vascular Center/The Lindner Center, UNITED STATES; 2. MonashHEART, Southern Health, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Australia; 3. Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain; 4. Centre Hôpital Universitaire Rangueil, Toulouse, France; 5. Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain; 6. Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia; 7. McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada; 8. Centre Hospitalier de Lagny - Marne La Vallée, Jossigy, France; 9. Clinique Saint-Hilaire - Centre Frédéric Joliot, Rouen, France; 10. Morton Plant Mease Baycare Health System, Clearwater, FL; 11. Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland; 12. UNC Rex Healthcare, Raleigh, NC; 13. Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, GA USA; 14. Imeldaziekenhuis, Bonheiden Belgium; 15. Boston Scientific Corporation, Marlborough MA USA; 16. Boston Scientific Corporation, Marlborough MA USA; 17. Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland

Abstract

Aims: Bioabsorbable-polymer drug-eluting stents (DES) may reduce inflammation and delayed healing associated with some permanent polymer-coated DES. Whether late clinical outcomes are improved, particularly among patients with medically-treated diabetes, is unknown.

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