Optimisation of percutaneous coronary intervention: indispensables for bioresorbable scaffolds

Tenekecioglu E., Bourantas C. V., Abdelghani M., Sotomi Y., Suwannasom P., Tateishi H., ...More

EXPERT REVIEW OF CARDIOVASCULAR THERAPY, vol.14, no.9, pp.1053-1070, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: With new developments in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), such as the introduction of bioresorbable scaffolds (BRS), percutaneous treatment of coronary artery diseases has entered a new era. Without metallic remnants, BRSs appear able to overcome several limitations of the existing metallic stents and provide a physiologic treatment of coronary artery pathology.