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Changes in high-sensitivity troponin after drug-coated balloon angioplasty for drug-eluting stent restenosis


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1. GERMANY; 2. Deutsches Herzzentrum München; 3. Deutsches Herzzentrum München; 4. Deutsches Herzzentrum München; 5. Deutsches Herzzentrum München; 6. 1. medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar; 7. 1. medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität, Munich, Germany; 8. Deutsches Herzzentrum; 9. Deutsches Herzzentrum, GERMANY


Aims:Success of drug-coated balloon therapy might be compromised by intraprocedural particulate embolization of matrix coating, which may cause downstream microvascular obstruction. We aimed to investigate whether drug-coated balloon therapy was associated with an increase in markers of myocardial necrosis compared with drug-eluting stents or plain balloon angioplasty.

Methods and results:In the ISAR DESIRE 3…

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