Digital enhancement of stent images in primary and secondary percutaneous coronary revascularisation.


Inadequate stent expansion and apposition during percutaneous coronary intervention increases the risk of subsequent restenosis and thrombosis. In repeat and complex percutaneous interventions, such as treatment of stent restenosis or bifurcation techniques, these aspects present a renewed importance. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) constitutes the standard… (More)