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Detailed analysis of polymer response to delivery balloon expansion of drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents

EuroIntervention 2013;9:389-397. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV9I3A62

1. Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA; 2. Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA; 3. Particle Engineering Research Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA; 4. Depa

Aims: We sought to describe the response of the polymer surface of drug-eluting stents (DES) to delivery balloon expansion, including quantitati

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