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DES de 2.0 mm para vasos muy pequeños: ¿Es viable?

DES and DCB with Similar Results in Femoropopliteal Artery Disease

DES and DCB with Similar Results in Femoropopliteal Artery Disease

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. Nowadays, peripheral interventions are on the rise and the technological development of stents and balloons would help achieve better outcomes. Both drug-eluting stents (DES) and drug-coated balloons (DCB) have proved to be beneficial for femoropopliteal interventions, but the actual role of each of these technologies remains unclear. This prospective, randomized 1:1

DES de 2.0 mm para vasos muy pequeños: ¿Es viable?

Drug eluting Stents vs. Drug Coated Balloons for In-Stent Restenosis

The rationale behind the decision to not add another layer of metal to the artery sounded attractive and this was what paved the way for drug coated balloons as an alternative strategy to treat in-stent restenosis. “We’ve already got a stent in place, we only have to dilate and leave the drug” is what we

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Abluminal Sirolimus and luminal CD34 antibody layer: Is COMBO the Future of Stents?

This large cohort of patients treated with the dual therapy COMBO stent has showed excellent outcomes after one year (MASCOT Post Marketing Registry). Long term follow up is still ongoing. The COMBO stent is a new device with an abluminal sirolimus biodegradable polymer and a luminal layer of antibodies that promotes endothelial healing (anti CD34+)

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Outcomes of Contemporary DES in Patients with Diabetes: Do They Render Freedom Obsolete?

Despite our high hopes for new-generation drug-eluting stents (DES), patients with diabetes still have a different prognosis, both clinical and angiographic, compared with non-diabetic patients. Authors sought to investigate the impact of diabetes on patients who underwent drug-eluting stent implantation in the BIONICS (BioNIR Ridaforolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System in Coronary Stenosis) trial.   This

AHA 2018 | DES de última generación similares a los de 2° generación más allá del polímero

AHA 2018 | New-Generation DES Are Similar to Second-Generation DES Beyond Polymer

Sirolimus-eluting stents with biodegradable polymer did not offer better outcomes compared with instant-classic (and undoubtedly valid) everolimus-eluting stents with durable polymer such as Xience. New-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) offer better outcomes than first-generation devices after a 10-year follow-up, according to the ISAR-TEST 4 trial presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Congress Scientific Sessions and published

BIONYX: DES de polímero permanente vs DES ultrafino y polímero bioabsorbible

TCT 2018 | BIONYX: Durable Polymer-Coated vs. Ultrathin-Strut, Bioresorbable Polymer-Coated DES

This work, presented at TCT 2018 and published simultaneously in The Lancet, is the first randomized study comparing a zotarolimus-eluting stent with a new thin-strut structure and limited radiographic visibility (Onyx), and a bioresorbable polymer-coated sirolimus-eluting stent (Orsiro). Onyx was developed to improve visibility while reducing strut thickness. To that end, a dense platinum–iridium core and

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OCT Provides Hints About the Physiopathology Behind Very Late Stent Thrombosis

Neoatherosclerosis was frequently observed in patients who experienced very late stent thrombosis, particularly those with drug-eluting stents. In-stent plaque rupture was the most common cause of thrombosis and it usually occurred in cases in which the original procedure had been carried out while the patient was undergoing an acute myocardial infarction. Macrophage infiltration can be

Mortalidad y volumen de angioplastias de un centro ¿Tienen relación?

The Dangerous Combination of Complex Angioplasty and High Bleeding Risk Seems to Have a Solution

The LEADERS FREE trial demonstrated that a polymer-free Biolimus A9-coated stent (BioFreedom™DCS; Biosensors Europe, Morges, Switzerland) is superior to a conventional stent (bare metal stent, BMS) in patients with high bleeding risk treated with only one month of dual antiplatelet therapy. Now, is this global study outcome applicable in cases of complex lesions with several

DES de 2.0 mm para vasos muy pequeños: ¿Es viable?

New Ultra-Thin-Strut DES: Do They Outperform Second-Generation DES?

The new drug-eluting stents (DES) equipped with ultra-thin struts are showing a lower risk of target lesion failure as a result of lower rates of acute myocardial infarction and similar rates of revascularization, according to this meta-analysis soon to be published in Circulation. Such a difference is evidenced at a 1-year follow-up when compared with

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EuroPCR 2018 | Ultimaster Registry: Difference in Strut Thickness

This work compared the safety and efficacy of angioplasty with thin-strut (80 µm) sirolimus-eluting stents with a cobalt chromium structure (Ultimaster) vs. thick-strut (120 µm) biolimus-eluting stents with a cobalt chromium structure (Nobori). This study compared two prospective multicenter single-arm registries: e-Ultimaster and NOBORI 2. The Ultimaster Registry included over 37,000 patients in 4 continents, while the NOBORI 2 Registry included

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