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BACKGROUND Biolimus-eluting stents (BESs) with a biodegradable polymer in abluminal coating achieve more complete coverage at 9 months compared with sirolimus-eluting stents (SESs) with a durable(More)
End-diastolic volume and end-systolic volume were measured in 35 consecutive patients with cardiomyopathy using 2-dimensional (2-D) and 3-dimensional (3-D) echocardiography (2, 4, and 8 planes) and(More)
AIMS To compare the tissue coverage of a hydrophilic polymer-coated zotarolimus-eluting stent (ZES) vs. a fluoropolymer-coated everolimus-eluting stent (EES) at 13 months, using optical coherence(More)
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to describe the neointimal healing on the abluminal side (ABL) of malapposed (ISA) struts and nonapposed side-branch (NASB) struts in terms of coverage by(More)
AIMS To test the efficacy of sequential application of drug-coated balloon (DCB) and bare metal stent (BMS) for treatment of de novo coronary lesions, comparing the sequence of application (DCB first(More)
AIMS Fourier domain optical coherence tomography (FD OCT) enables imaging of long coronary artery segments within few seconds, employing high data acquisitions, speed and fast automated catheter(More)