1. Clinical Study Center (CSCLMU), University Hospital, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany
In the current issue of EuroIntervention, the one-year follow-up of the ILUMIEN III trial1 and the design and rationale of the ILUMIEN IV trial2 are presented.
Both trials are part of a series of clinical studies designed to provide hypothesis-generating knowledge and hypothesis-confirming answers in a systematic way. The prospective, observational ILUMIEN I trial demonstrated that the anatomical vessel information, as provided by optical coherence tomography (OCT), impacts on the clinician’s decision making during percutaneous conronary intervention (PCI) concerning stent size, length and post-dilatation3. The retrospective, post hoc, matched pair ILUMIEN II trial revealed that clinicians ...
Sign in to read and download the full articleForgot your password?
No account yet? Sign up for free!Create my pcr account
Join us for free and access thousands of articles from EuroIntervention, as well as presentations, videos, cases from PCRonline.com
Read next articleMoving (re-shaping) the mitral annulus