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ABSORB III: Everolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Coronary Artery Disease

ABSORB III: Everolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Coronary Artery Disease

Original Title: Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Coronary Artery Disease. Reference: Stone, M.D. for the ABSORB III Investigators. N Engl J Med 2015;373:1905-1915. The ABSORB III is part of a series of randomized studies that test bioresorbable scaffolds in the clinical practice (ABSORB II, EVERBIO II, ABSORB Japan, and ABSORB IV). 2008 patients were randomized; 60% had

FAME at 5 years: FFR Should Guide All Multivessel PCIs

Though the benefit of FFR (fractional flow reserve) over angiography is statistically important only over the first 2 years, this pattern is maintained at long term according to FAME 5 year follow up, presented at the ECS and simultaneously published in The Lancet. Between the second and fifth year, the number of patients at risk

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