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Accelerated vascular repair following percutaneous coronary intervention by capture of endothelial progenitor cells promotes regression of neointimal growth at long term follow-up: final results of the Healing II trial using an endothelial progenitor cell capturing stent (Genous R stent)™


1. Thoraxcenter Rotterdam, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 2. Amphia Ziekenhuis, Breda, The Netherlands; 3. Sint Antonius Ziekenhuis Nieuwegein, The Netherlands; 4. Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 5. K

Aims: The study sought to define the long-term angiographic and clinical outcome of a bio-engineered stent, able to sequester endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) to the stent to promote the

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