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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

J. Ribamar Costa Jr
J. Ribamar Costa Jr*, MD; Alexandre Abizaid, MD; Amanda Sousa, MD; Dimytri Siqueira, MD; Daniel Chamié, MD; Fausto Feres, MD; Ricardo Costa, MD; Rodolfo Staico, MD; Galo Maldonado, MD; Marinela Centemero, MD; Luiz Fernando Tanajura, MD; Renata Viana, MD; Áurea Chaves, MD; Andrea Abizaid, MD; J. Eduardo Sousa, MD
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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