Vascular Response to Experimental Stent Malapposition and Under-Expansion


Up to 80% of all endovascular stents have malapposed struts, and while some impose catastrophic events others are inconsequential. Thirteen stents were implanted in coronary arteries of seven healthy Yorkshire pigs, using specially-designed cuffed balloons inducing controlled stent malapposition and under-expansion. Optical coherence tomography (OCT… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10439-015-1518-x


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