Intracoronary brachytherapy for the treatment of recurrent drug-eluting stent in-stent restenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Irtqa Ilyas, Nageshwara Gullapalli, Rajkumar Doshi, Department ofInternal Medicine, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine, Reno, NV 89509, United States
Ashish Kumar, Mariam Shariff, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Saint John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore 560034, Karnataka, India
Devina Adalja, Department of Internal Medicine, GMERS Gotri Medical College, Vadodara 380021, Gujarat, India
Rupak Desai, Department of Cardiology, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA 30033, United States
Yasar Sattar, Department of Internal Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Elmhurst, New York, NY 11373, United States
Saraschandra Vallabhajosyula, Interventional Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States
Author contributions: Ilyas I, Adalja D, Shariff M, Kumar A, Desai R, Sattar Y, Vallabhajosyula S, Doshi R, and Gullapalli N performed the conceptualization, methodology, writing, reviewed and edited the manuscript; Kumar A, Desai R, Sattar Y, Vallabhajosyula S and Doshi R performed the software, formal analysis; Vallabhajosyula S, Gullapalli N and Doshi R supervised the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Rajkumar Doshi, MD, Attending Doctor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine, 1155 W11 Mill St, Reno, NV 89509, United States. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: December 13, 2020
Peer-review started: December 13, 2020
First decision: February 28, 2021
Revised: March 8, 2021
Accepted: March 22, 2021
Article in press: March 22, 2021
Published online: April 26, 2021