The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)
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).