Extreme late-phase observation using coronary angioscopy until 7 years after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation.


BACKGROUND Little is known about the very late-phase morphological vessel characteristics within the sirolimus-eluting stent (SES). METHODS AND RESULTS We assessed a total of 12 patients with 15 SES implantations who underwent repeat angiographic and angioscopic procedures after 5 and 7 years. The degree of neointimal stent coverage (NSC) was classified… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000315