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Late catch-up in lumen diameter at five-year angiography in MACE-free patients treated with sirolimus-eluting stents in the Primary Stenting of Totally Occluded Native Coronary Arteries: a randomised comparison of bare metal stent implantation with sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for the treatment of total coronary occlusions (PRISON II)

EuroIntervention 2013;9:212-219. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV9I2A36

Koen Teeuwen
Koen Teeuwen1, MD; Ben J. L. Van den Branden2, MD, PhD; Braim M. Rahel3, MD, PhD; Gerrit J. Laarman4, MD, PhD; Jan G. P. Tijssen5, PhD; Johannes C. Kelder6, MD, PhD; Ton Slagboom7, MD; Juriën M. ten Berg1, MD, PhD; Maarten J. Suttorp1*, MD, PhD
1. Department of Interventional Cardiology, St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands; 2. Deparment of Interventional Cardiology, Amphia Hospital, Breda, The Netherlands; 3. Department of Cardiology, Viecuri Hospital, Venlo, Th

Aims: The present study was designed to examine the five-year angiographic follow-up of MACE-free patients enrolled in the PRISON II study.


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