Comparing the vascular response in implantation of self-expanding, bare metal nitinol stents or paclitaxel-eluting nitinol stents in superficial femoral artery lesions: a serial optical frequency domain imaging study

EuroIntervention 2016;12:1551-1558. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-15-00399

Kojiro Miki
Kojiro Miki1,2, MD; Kenichi Fujii2*, MD; Masahiko Shibuya2, MD; Masashi Fukunaga2, MD; Takahiro Imanaka2, MD; Hiroto Tamaru2, MD; Machiko Nishimura2, MD; Tetsuo Horimatsu2, MD; Yasuhiro Honda1, MD; Peter J. Fitzgerald1, MD; Tohru Masuyama2, MD; Masaharu Ishihara2, MD
1. Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA; 2. Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Coronary Heart Disease, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan

Aims: This study sought to investigate differences in vascular response between self-expanding bare metal nitinol stents (BMS) and paclitaxel-eluting nitinol stents (PES), in superficial

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clinical researchendovascular therapyoptical frequency domain imagingperipheral artery diseasesuperficial femoral artery
Peripheral interventionsIliac / Femoral / PoplitealEchography and other imagingStents, devices and techniques
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