BENESTENT

BENESTENT

A trial comparing elective Palmaz-Schatz Cordis stenting to balloon angioplasty in patients with stable angina and a single coronary lesion.
 
Conclusions
Ultrasound guidance resulted in larger acute stent dimensions without increased complications; revascularisation was decreased with ultrasound (8%) vs angiographic guidance (12%).
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Periprocedural quantitative coronary angiography after Palmaz-Schatz stent implantation predicts the restenosis rate at six months: results of a meta-analysis of the BElgian NEtherlands Stent study (BENESTENT) I, BENESTENT II Pilot, BENESTENT II and MUSIC trials.