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Step-by-step StentBoost-guided small vessel stenting using the self-expandable Sparrow stent-in-wire.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19089966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 56 year-old woman underwent percutaneous coronary intervention for a lesion in a small mid-left anterior descending coronary artery (reference vessel diameter by quantitative coronary angiography: 2.11 mm) with a novel drug-eluting stent specifically designed for small vessels, the CardioMind Sparrow stent delivery system. This is a self-expandable sirolimus-eluting nitinol stent directly mounted into a 0.014-inch coronary guidewire. The stent has a very thin strut thickness (67 micron), limiting its radiopacity. A specific X-ray stent-enhancing visualization technique, "StentBoost", allowed clear visualization and understanding of the steps needed for an appropriate release and deployment of the aforementioned stent.
Pierfrancesco Agostoni; Stefan Verheye
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  73     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-24     Completed Date:  2009-02-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  78-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2008 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / instrumentation*
Cardiovascular Agents / administration & dosage*
Coronary Angiography*
Coronary Stenosis / radiography,  therapy*
Drug-Eluting Stents*
Middle Aged
Prosthesis Design
Radiographic Image Enhancement*
Radiography, Interventional*
Sirolimus / administration & dosage*
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Alloys; 0/Cardiovascular Agents; 52013-44-2/nitinol; 53123-88-9/Sirolimus

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