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Part III – Ploughing new ground, update of the bioabsorbable programmes

Everolimus-eluting bioabsorbable stent – Abbot Vascular programme

EuroIntervention Supplement (2009) Vol. 5 (Supplement F) F98-F102.

1. Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2. Mercy Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

In contrast to bare metal stents (BMS), polymer-based sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) and paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) have both been shown to significantly reduce angiographic restenosis and recurrent isch

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