CORONARY INTERVENTIONS

Five-year follow-up of underexpanded and overexpanded bioresorbable scaffolds: self-correction and impact on shear stress

EuroIntervention 2017;12:2158-2159 published online ahead of print March 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00081

Ryo Torii
Ryo Torii1, PhD; Erhan Tenekecioglu2, MD; Christos Bourantas3,4, MD, PhD; Eric Poon5, PhD; Vikas Thondapu5,6, MD; Frank Gijsen7, PhD; Yohei Sotomi8, MD; Yoshinobu Onuma2, MD, PhD; Peter Barlis6, MD, PhD; Andrew S.H. Ooi5, PhD; Patrick W. Serruys2,9*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom; 2. Department of Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; 3. Department of Cardiology, Barts Heart C

Underexpansion and overexpansion have been incriminated as causative factors of adverse cardiac events. However, dynamic biological interaction between vessel wall and scaffold may attenuate the adverse haemodynamic impact of

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