Stenting of coronary arteries: has a modern Pandora's box been opened?

@article{Serruys1991StentingOC,
  title={Stenting of coronary arteries: has a modern Pandora's box been opened?},
  author={P. W. Serruys and Bradley H. Strauss and Heleen M. M. van Beusekom and Willem J. van der Giessen},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1991},
  volume={17 6 Suppl B},
  pages={143B-154B}
}
Interventional cardiology has recently witnessed the growth of several alternatives to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, including coronary stenting. Although stenting appears to be useful in treating abrupt closure after coronary angioplasty, its effectiveness in limiting the complex processes responsible for late restenosis is much less certain. Pathologic examination of stented human saphenous bypass grafts shows extensive deposits of platelets, fibrin and leukocytes along the stent… CONTINUE READING

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