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Multicenter clinical experience with the development of a novel short coronary stent and its prototype device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8808064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Our initial experience with the Micro Stent PL and its prototype intracoronary stent is described. A total of 206 stents were implanted in 84 patients for threatened closure or restenosis following balloon angioplasty. The stenting procedure was successful and uncomplicated in 83 of 84 patients. Potential advantages of this particular stent relate to its short length, low surface area, expandability over a range of diameters, radiopacity, low profile, and ease of delivery.
Authors:
J Webb; S Stertzer; T Ahmad; R Carere; B Mercier; A Dodek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Multicenter Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-04     Completed Date:  1996-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  120-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*
Coronary Disease / radiography,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Postoperative Complications / etiology,  radiography,  surgery*
Retrospective Studies
Stents*

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