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* In the SPIRIT II trial, both TAXUS Express2 (73 percent of lesions) and TAXUS Liberte (27 percent of lesions) were used as controls.
** In the SPIRIT III trial, TAXUS Express2 was used as the control.
*** Event rates are based on Kaplan-Meier estimates. P-values are for descriptive purposes only.
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