1. Articles from Gianni Dall'Ara

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    1. ABSORB Biodegradable Stents Versus Second-Generation Metal Stents : A Comparison Study of 100 Complex Lesions Treated Under OCT Guidance

      ABSORB Biodegradable Stents Versus Second-Generation Metal Stents : A Comparison Study of 100 Complex Lesions Treated Under OCT Guidance

      Objectives The aim of this study was to compare the acute performance of the PLLA ABSORB bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) (Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, California) with second-generation metal drug-eluting stents (DES) in complex coronary artery lesions. Background Thick polymer-based BVS have different mechanical properties than thin second-generation DES. Data on the acute performance of BVS are limited to simple coronary lesions treated in trials with strict inclusion criteria. Methods Fifty complex coronary lesions (all type American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association B2-C) treated with a BVS undergoing a final optical coherence tomography (OCT) examination were compared with an equal ...

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    2. Optical coherence tomography characteristics of in-stent restenosis are different between first and second generation drug eluting stents ☆

      Optical coherence tomography characteristics of in-stent restenosis are different between first and second generation drug eluting stents ☆

      Aims Characterization of neointimal tissue is essential to understand the pathophysiology of in-stent restenosis (ISR) after drug eluting stent (DES) implantation. Using optical coherence tomography (OCT), we compared the morphologic characteristics of ISR between first and second generation DES. Methods and Results OCT was performed in 66 DES-ISR, defined as > 50% angiographic diameter stenosis within the stented segment. Patients with ISR of first generation sirolimus-eluting stents (SES), paclitaxel eluting stents (PES) and second generation zotarolimus-eluting stents (ZES), everolimus-eluting stents (EES) and biolimus-eluting stents (BES) were enrolled. Quantitative and qualitative ISR tissue analysis was performed at 1-mm intervals along the entire ...

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