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Serial greyscale and radiofrequency intravascular ultrasound assessment of plaque modification and vessel geometry at proximal and distal edges of bare metal and first-generation drug-eluting stents

EuroIntervention 2012;8:225-234. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I2A36

Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo, Brazil

Background: Little is known about the correlation between modifications in plaque composition at stent edges and the changes in vessel geometry.

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