Quantitative analysis of elastic recoil after balloon angioplasty and after intracoronary implantation of balloon-expandable Palmaz-Schatz stents.
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Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1993
The implantation of a Palmaz-Schatz stent almost completely eliminates the decrease in vessel dimensions caused by elastic recoil and therefore diminishes the impact of hyperplasia and reduces the rate of restenosis.
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