Following in the memorable tradition of the previous EuroIntervention supplements on percutaneous valve replacement and cell therapy, it is a great pleasure to introduce this third EuroIntervention special edition entitled “A critical appraisal of the safety concerns tempering the success of drug-eluting stents”. This supplement is completely dedicated to current and future perspectives of stent thrombosis including: pathophysiology, imaging techniques, a critical appraisal of the ARC definitions, commentaries on currently available registry data, solutions for decreasing the rates of stent thrombosis and a critical comment on the cost-effectiveness of drug eluting stents (DES).
As with any new technology introduced ...
LM revascularisation, annulus rupture, risk stratification, renal denervation
May 20, 2020