Can Long-Term Results Following Balloon Angioplasty Be the “Crystal Ball” to Predict Outcome Following Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds?

Abstract

I n this issue, Yamaji et al 1 report the very long-term (15-year) outcomes of patients treated successfully with balloon angioplasty (BA) compared with bare-metal stent implantation (BMS). Considering the major progresses made in interventional cardiology since the advent of BA, it would be reasonable to question what relevance these data have in the era… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.112.005272

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