The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)

Clinical research

A randomized comparison of a durable polymer

EuroIntervention 2005;1:58-65 - DOI10.4244/EIJV1I1A07 .

1. Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 2. Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 3. Herzzentrum, Bad Krozingen, Germany. 4. Herzzentrum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany. 5. Uni. Klinikum Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Background: Everolimus is a sirolimus analogue with similar efficacy in animal models, and has been previously successfully tested in humans using an erodable polymer.