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Major trials in coronary intervention from 2018.

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Summary of "Major trials in coronary intervention from 2018."

This article will review the major clinical trials related to coronary intervention that were released in 2018. Areas of interest include lesion assessment, novel stent design, acute coronary syndromes (ACSs), and major breakthroughs in chronic total occlusion interventions.

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Name: Current opinion in cardiology
ISSN: 1531-7080
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