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Darwin and the survival of the fittest in modern interventional cardiology


The diabetic patient requires a full armamentarium of proven and developing treatments in order to minimise periprocedural risk as well as improve long term outcome

  • DES, drug eluting stents
  • Gp, glycoprotein
  • MACE, major adverse cardiac events
  • MI, myocardial infarction
  • PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention
  • TLR, target lesion revascularisation
  • diabetes mellitus
  • glycoprotein IIb/IIIa
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • drug-eluting stent

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