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The use of self-expanding stents in coronary bifurcations and beyond: a paradigm revisited


Hasan Jilaihawi
Hasan Jilaihawi1, MBChB; Bruno Farah2, MD; Jean-Claude Laborde1,2*, MD
1. Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom; 2. Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France

Conventional tubular balloon expandable (BE) stent designs are poorly suited to coronary bifurcations, yielding highly variable results. For this reason, intense interest remains and industry development continue

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