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Histopathology of material captured by embolic protection device after percutaneous coronary interventions in atherosclerotic saphenous vein graft


The work has been performed at the University Hospital of Northern Norway. 1. Department of Pathology, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway, 2. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway, 3. Departme

Aims: Different distal protections devices have been developed to prevent embolisation during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in atherosclerotic saphenous vein grafts (SVG). The purpose of this descripti

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