Published in Cardiovascular Week, January 17th, 2005
According to the report from New Zealand, "Sirolimus-eluting stents appear to reduce substantially restenosis following percutaneous coronary bifurcation intervention. The crush technique was devised to reduce restenosis further by improving stent and drug application to the side-branch ostium. We aimed to investigate the performance of drug-eluting stent (DES) platforms with the crush technique, to identify deployment pitfalls, and to clarify the best deployment strategies."
J.A. Ormiston and colleagues of Mercy Hospital in Auckland...
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