Consider palliative coronary interventionBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39450.691169.3A (Published 10 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:59
- Michael R Chester, director
- 1National Refractory Angina Centre, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool L14 3PE
The recommendation by Yank et al, that pharma sponsored drug trials should be interpreted with caution, is well made.1 Most percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures entail the implantation of a coronary stent. Most stent studies are funded by equipment manufacturers and are designed and conducted by researchers who believe in coronary intervention despite the lack …
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