A comparison of direct versus conventional stenting in patients undergoing primary angioplasty for ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Isik T., Ayhan E., Uyarel H., Ergelen M., Cicek G., Osmonov D., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.23, no.5, pp.348-353, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e3283548862
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.348-353


Objective The aim of our study was to determine the impact of direct stenting (DS) on procedural success and the in-hospital outcome among patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with a primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).