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To compare outcomes (death, myocardial infarction, target vessel revascularization) of drug eluting stent versus bare metal stent in saphenous vein graft disease.
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Saphenous Vein Graft Disease
drug eluting stent, bare metal stent
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:20-0400
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