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Stent Fracture in Everolimus Eluting Stents and Clinical Outcome

Stent fracture in EES  and clinical outcome are explored in this paper.

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  1. Anthony Camuglia
    December 1, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    Interesting paper. The association between ostial placement and fracture is of concern – perhaps this is because the ostium is effectively a dynamic hinge point.

    • December 2, 2012 at 9:31 am

      Thank you Anthony. Fortunately, the prevalence is low, I guess other factors with respect to ostium could be sizing, pressures and aorto-ostially distortions to stent architecture prior to the cyclic loading…

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