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Long-term clinical outcomes of a crystalline sirolimus-eluting coronary stent with a fully bioabsorbable polymer coating: five-year outcomes from the DESSOLVE I and II trials


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William Wijns1; Mathias Vrolix2; Stefan Verheye3; Danny Schoors4; Ton Slagboom5; Marcel Gosselink6; Edouard Bénit7; David Kandzari8; Dennis Donohoe9; John Ormiston10;


1. National University of Ireland Galway, Lambe Institute, Galway, IRELAND; 2. Zienkenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium; 3. Antwerp Cardiovascular Center, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium; 4. Brussels University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium; 5. Onze Lieve Vrouw Gasthuis, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 6. Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, the Netherlands; 7. Heart Center Hasselt, Jessaziekenhuis, Hasselt, Belgium; 8. Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA; 9. Micell Technologies, Durham, NC, USA; 10. Mercy Angiography Unit, Auckland, New Zealand

Aims: The aim was to evaluate the five-year clinical results of a sirolimus-eluting stent (MiStent SES) with a bioabsorbable coating designed for sustained drug delivery during and after rapid polymer dissolution.

Methods and results: The five-year resul…

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