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Longitudinal stent deformation: a retrospective analysis of frequency and mechanisms

EuroIntervention 2012;8:267-274 publish online ahead of print November 2011. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I2A41

Paul D. Williams
Paul D. Williams1*, BM, BCh, MA, MD; Mamas A. Mamas1,2, BM, BCh, MA, PhD; Kenneth P. Morgan1, MB, ChB, BSc; Magdi El-Omar1, MB, BS, MD; Bernard Clarke1,2, MB, ChB, BSc, MD; Anthony Bainbridge1, MB, BS; Farzin Fath-Ordoubadi1, BM, BChir, MD; Douglas G. Fraser1, MB, BChir, BA, DM
1. Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, United Kingdom; 2. Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Aims: Modern drug-eluting stents are constructed with thin struts and are easy to deliver and highly conformable. However, although innovative d

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