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The use of a scoring balloon for optimal lesion preparation prior to bioresorbable scaffold implantation: a comparison with conventional balloon predilatation

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1580-e1588 published online e-edition April 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I14A308

1. Interventional Cardiology Unit, EMO-GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy; 2. Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy; 3. Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan; 4. Imperial Co

Aims: Meticulous lesion preparation prior to bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) implantation has been strongly recommended. The aim of this study was to investigate if there was a bene

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