Published in Cardiovascular Device Liability Week, January 2nd, 2005
According to the report from Greece, "The role of inflammation in the development of restenosis after percutaneous coronary interventions has been investigated in several studies. There is an interaction of inflammatory activation and vascular wall response to injury leading to intimal hyperplasia. Percutaneous interventions trigger inflammatory reactions leading to the development of intimal hyperplasia."
K. Toutouzas and colleagues of the Athens Medical School explained, "This reaction is even more prominent in atheromatic plaques in which inflammatory...
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