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    1. Drug-eluting stent implantation in patients with acute coronary syndrome - the Activity of Platelets after Inhibition and Cardiovascular Events: Optical Coherence Tomography (APICE OCT) study

      Drug-eluting stent implantation in patients with acute coronary syndrome - the Activity of Platelets after Inhibition and Cardiovascular Events: Optical Coherence Tomography (APICE OCT) study

      Aims: To our knowledge, no randomised study has compared rates of uncovered stent struts in everolimus (EES) vs. new-generation zotarolimus-eluting (ZES-R) stents in acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The aim of our study was to evaluate the completeness of neointimal coverage with optical coherence tomography (OCT) in ACS patients treated with drug-eluting stents (DES) comparing EES versus new-generation ZES-R. Methods and results: All eligible ACS patients admitted to four Italian centres with a clinical indication for culprit lesion intervention were randomised 1:1 to EES or ZES-R. The primary study endpoint was the percentage of uncovered stent struts evaluated by optical ...

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    2. Preliminary experience with optical coherence tomography imaging to evaluate carotid artery stents: safety, feasibility and techniques

      Preliminary experience with optical coherence tomography imaging to evaluate carotid artery stents: safety, feasibility and techniques
      Aims: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an increasingly used intravascular imaging modality to assess coronary stent implantation and vessel healing. A recently developed catheter (C7 Dragonfly™; LightLab Imaging Inc.,Westford, MA, USA) allows visualisation of peripheral arteries up to 10 mm of diameter with high speed pullback. Safety, feasibility and the technique of OCT following carotid artery stenting (CAS) were evaluated in the present study. Methods and results: OCT was performed in seven consecutive patients following successful CAS using proximal cerebral protection devices, occluding the common and external carotid artery and gentle manual injection of a total of 8-14 ml ...
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