BENESTENT | definition of BENESTENT by Medical dictionary
BENESTENT A trial comparing elective Palmaz-Schatz Cordis stenting to balloon angioplasty in patients with stable angina and a single coronary lesion.
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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(1) became widely used in 1994 with the publication of the Benestent
studies, comparing stents to balloon angioplasty (2).
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
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