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“Very” Very Late Stent Thrombosis

The field of interventional cardiology was born on the shoulders of Andreas Gruentzig, MD, who performed the first balloon angioplasty in 1977.  Despite the initial skepticism toward the procedure, balloon angioplasty became a commonplace treatment of coronary artery disease.  Due … Continue reading

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Towards a New Horizon of Coronary Devices

By Wail Nammas, MD With the growing concerns about the problem of stent thrombosis (ST) following drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation, especially occurring late (after 1 month) and very late (after 1 year), there emerged a need to search for novel … Continue reading

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