Drug-eluting stents vs. bare metal stents in elderly patients

  • Federica Leidi
  • Riccardo Schiavon
  • On behalf of Gruppo di Autoformazione Metodologica (GrAM)
THE CUTTING EDGE: RESEARCH UPDATE
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Federica Leidi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Riccardo Schiavon
    • 1
    • 2
  • On behalf of Gruppo di Autoformazione Metodologica (GrAM)
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences Luigi SaccoUniversity of MilanMilanItaly
  2. 2.ASST Fatebenefratelli SaccoMilanItaly

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