Change in lumen eccentricity and asymmetry after treatment with Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffolds in the ABSORB cohort B trial: a five-year serial optical coherence tomography imaging study
EuroIntervention 2017;12:e2244-e2252 published online December 2016 published online e-edition April 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-16-00740
Pannipa Suwannasom1,2, MD; Yohei Sotomi1, MD; Taku Asano1, MD; Jaryl Ng Chen Koon3, B.Eng; Hiroki Tateishi4, MD, PhD; Yaping Zeng4, MD, PhD; Erhan Tenekecioglu4, MD; Joanna J. Wykrzykowska1, MD, PhD; Nicolas Foin3, PhD; Robbert J. de Winter1, MD, PhD; John A. Ormiston5, MBChB, PhD; Patrick W. Serruys6*, MD, PhD; Yoshinobu Onuma4,7, MD, PhD; on behalf of the investigators of the ABSORB Cohort B study
1. Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2. Heart Centre of Northern Thailand, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand; 3. National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore; 4. Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterd
Aims: The aim of the study was to investigate long-term changes in lumen eccentricity and asymmetry at five years after implantation of the Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS).