Drug-eluting stenting: the case for post-dilation.

@article{Romagnoli2008DrugelutingST,
  title={Drug-eluting stenting: the case for post-dilation.},
  author={Enrico Romagnoli and Giuseppe Massimo Sangiorgi and John Cosgrave and Edouard Guillet and Antonio Colombo},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions},
  year={2008},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={22-31}
}
In clinical practice, adequate stent deployment has an important effect on immediate and long-term results after percutaneous coronary interventions. In particular, suboptimal or incomplete stent expansion is associated with increased restenosis and target vessel revascularization rates and, especially with drug-eluting stents (DES), might also predispose to stent thrombosis. Notwithstanding the significant improvement in technique and materials in the last decade, adjunctive high-pressure… CONTINUE READING

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