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