1. Delayed Neointimalization on Sirolimus-Eluting Stents: 6-Month and 12-Month Follow up by Optical Coherence Tomography

    Background: Sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) have incomplete neointimal coverage at 6-month follow up as determined with optical coherence tomography (OCT). The long-term detailed changes of neointima in SES remains to be clarified. Methods and Results: Serial changes in neointimal coverage of SES from 6 months to 12 months using OCT were examined. Of 21 SES in 13 patients, OCT was used to visualize 2,321 stent struts at 6 months and 2,285 stent struts at 12 months. The frequency of struts without neointimal coverage decreased from 6 months to 12 months (from 10.4 to 5.7%). The frequency of ...
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