Figure 1. A) Calcified mid-LAD lesion. B) Unsuccessful predilation (significant wasting). C) Post-rotablation lesion expansion. D) Result following two overlapping Abbott BVS.
Patch testing confirmed allergy to nickel and cobalt. Most stent platforms contain alloys that include nickel (Table 1), which may contribute to restenosis in this context.
Balloon predilation was unsuccessful (Figure 1B). Therefore, rotablation ...
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