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Quantitative analysis of elastic recoil after balloon angioplasty and after intracoronary implantation of balloon-expandable Palmaz-Schatz stents.

Authors
  • Haude, M
  • Erbel, R
  • Issa, H
  • Meyer, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1993
Volume
21
Issue
1
Pages
26–34
Identifiers
PMID: 8417068
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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