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Absorb vs. DESolve: an optical coherence tomography comparison of acute mechanical performances

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e566-e573 published online e-edition August 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I5A96

1. Interventional Cardiology Unit, Cardiology Department, Moriggia-Pelascini Hospital, Gravedona (CO), Italy; 2. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Giessen, Medizinische Klinik I, Giessen, Germany; 3. AOU Careggi, Cardiology Department, Florenc

Aims: The aim of the study was to compare retrospectively the acute mechanical performance of the Absorb vs. DESolve scaffolds in terms of appropriate deployment with OCT.

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