Neointima and neoatherosclerotic characteristics in bare metal and first- and second-generation drug-eluting stents in patients admitted with cardiovascular events attributed to stent failure: an optical coherence tomography study

EuroIntervention 2018;13:e1831-e1840 published online June 2017 published online e-edition February 2018. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00051

Rodrigue Stettler
Rodrigue Stettler1, MD; Jouke Dijkstra2, PhD; Lorenz Räber3, MD, PhD; Ryo Torii4, PhD; Yao-Jun Zhang5, MD, PhD; Antonis Karanasos6, MD, PhD; Shengnan Liu2, MSc; Tom Crake1, MD; Steve Hamshere1, MBBS; Hector M. Garcia-Garcia6, MD, PhD; Erhan Tenekecioglu6, MD, PhD; Muhiddin Ozkor1, MD; Stephan Windecker3, MD; Patrick W. Serruys6,7, MD, PhD; Evelyn Regar6, MD, PhD; Anthony Mathur1, MD, PhD; Christos V. Bourantas1,8*, MD, PhD
1. Barts Heart Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom; 2. Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands; 3. Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland; 4. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univers

Aims: The aim of this study was to assess neoatherosclerotic plaque morphology in bare metal (BMS) and first- and second-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) in patients presenting with a

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