Coronary interventions

Hybrid strategy with a bioresorbable scaffold and a drug-coated balloon for diffuse coronary artery disease: the “no more metallic cages” multicentre pilot experience

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1589-e1595 published online e-edition April 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I14A309

Alfonso Ielasi
Alfonso Ielasi1, MD; Tadashi Miyazaki2,3, MD; Salvatore Geraci4, MD; Luca Testa5, MD, PhD; Mohamed Abdel-Wahab6, MD, PhD; Hiroyoshi Kawamoto2,3, MD; Neil Ruparelia2,3, MD; Takao Sato6, MD; Giuseppe Caramanno4, MD; Francesco Bedogni5, MD; Maurizio Tespili1, MD; Antonio Colombo2,3, MD; Azeem Latib2,3*, MD
1. Cardiology Division, Bolognini Hospital, Seriate (BG), Italy; 2. Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; 3. Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy; 4. Cardiology Division, Sa

Aims: Our aim was to assess the feasibility and results of a hybrid approach with a bioresorbable scaffold (BRS) plus a drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of diffuse coronary art

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