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Hector M. García-García

99 articles

Influence of the amount of myocardium subtended to a coronary stenosis on the index of microcirculatory resistance. Implications for the invasive assessment of microcirculatory function in ischaemic heart disease

EuroIntervention 2017;13:944-952 published online May 2017

Published in Volume 13 Number 8, October 2017

The effect of coronary bifurcation and haemodynamics in prediction of atherosclerotic plaque development: a serial computed tomographic coronary angiographic study

EuroIntervention 2017;13:e1084-e1091 published online June 2017 published online e-edition October 2017

Published in Volume 13 Number 9, October 2017

The European Collaborative Project on Inflammation and Vascular Wall Remodeling in Atherosclerosis - Intravascular Ultrasound (ATHEROREMO-IVUS) Study

EuroIntervention 2017; just accepted article published in September 2017

Sustained safety and clinical performance of a drug-eluting absorbable metal scaffold up to 24 months: pooled outcomes of BIOSOLVE-II and BIOSOLVE-III

EuroIntervention 2017;13:432-439 published online ahead of print May 2017

Published in Volume 13 Number 4, July 2017

Sex differences in plaque characteristics by intravascular imaging in patients with coronary artery disease

EuroIntervention 2017;13:320-328 published online November 2016

Published in Volume 13 Number 3, June 2017

Neointima and neoatherosclerotic characteristics in bare metal and first and second generation drug eluting stents in patients admitted with cardiovascular events attributed to stent failure: an optical coherence tomography study

EuroIntervention 2017; just accepted article published in June 2017

Long-term ticagrelor monotherapy versus standard dual antiplatelet therapy followed by aspirin monotherapy in patients undergoing biolimus-eluting stent implantation: rationale and design of the GLOBAL LEADERS trial

EuroIntervention 2016;12:1239-1245 published online ahead of print November 2015

Published in Volume 12 Number 10, November 2016

Chipping of calcified plaques by orbital atherectomy systems, but holding approval tight: is the FDA moving faster than the European CE agency? A North American perspective

EuroIntervention 2016;12:1083-1086

Published in Volume 12 Number 9, October 2016

Variability in the measurement of minimum fibrous cap thickness and reproducibility of fibroatheroma classification by optical coherence tomography using manual versus semi-automatic assessment

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e987-e997 published online e-edition October 2016

Published in Volume 12 Number 8, October 2016

Clinical outcomes of “complete, partially complete, and incomplete” revascularisation at five-year follow-up after percutaneous intervention of unprotected left main coronary artery disease with drug-eluting stents

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e957-e963 published online ahead of print December 2015 published online e-edition October 2016

Published in Volume 12 Number 8, October 2016

Integrated Biomarker and Imaging Study 3 (IBIS-3) to assess the ability of rosuvastatin to decrease necrotic core in coronary arteries

Published in Volume 12 Number 6, August 2016

Evaluation of vascular healing of polymer-free sirolimus-eluting stents in native coronary artery stenosis: a serial follow-up at three and six months with optical coherence tomography imaging

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e574-e583 published online e-edition August 2016

Published in Volume 12 Number 5, August 2016

Arterial healing following primary PCI using the Absorb everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (Absorb BVS) versus the durable polymer everolimus-eluting metallic stent (XIENCE) in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: rationale and design of the randomised TROFI II study

EuroIntervention 2016;12:482-489 published online ahead of print August 2015

Published in Volume 12 Number 4, July 2016

Comparison of clinical outcomes between bioresorbable vascular stents versus conventional drug-eluting and metallic stents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e175-e189 published online e-edition June 2016

Published in Volume 12 Number 2, June 2016

Left main or proximal left anterior descending coronary artery disease location identifies high-risk patients deriving potentially greater benefit from prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy duration

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1222-e1230 - published online ahead of print August 2015 - published online e-edition February 2016

Published in Volume 11 Number 11, February 2016

Long-term invasive follow-up of the everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold: five-year results of multiple invasive imaging modalities

EuroIntervention 2016;11:996-1003 published online ahead of print October 2014

Published in Volume 11 Number 9, January 2016

Incidence and potential mechanism of resolved, persistent and newly acquired malapposition three days after implantation of self-expanding or balloon-expandable stents in a STEMI population: insights from optical coherence tomography in the APPOSITION II study

EuroIntervention 2015;11:885-894 published online ahead of print November 2015

Published in Volume 11 Number 8, December 2015

Bioresorbable vascular scaffold treatment induces the formation of neointimal cap that seals the underlying plaque without compromising the luminal dimensions: a concept based on serial optical coherence tomography data

EuroIntervention 2015;11:746-756 published online ahead of print October 2014

Published in Volume 11 Number 7, November 2015

Optical coherence tomography appraisal of residual thrombus burden in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing intraprocedural versus post-stenting prolonged bivalirudin infusion. Rationale and design of the MATRIX (Minimizing Adverse Haemorrhagic Events by TRansradial Access Site and angioX) OCT substudy

EuroIntervention 2015;10:1311-1317 published online ahead of print February 2015

Published in Volume 10 Number 11, March 2015

Circumferential distribution of the neointima at six-month and two-year follow-up after a bioresorbable vascular scaffold implantation: a substudy of the ABSORB Cohort B Clinical Trial

EuroIntervention 2015;10:1299-1306 published online ahead of print April 2014

Published in Volume 10 Number 11, March 2015

Short-term effects of Nano+™ polymer-free sirolimus-eluting stents on native coronary vessels: an optical coherence tomography imaging study

AsiaIntervention 2015;1:57-70

Published in Asiaintervention Volume 1 Issue 1, January 2015

Relation of genetic profile and novel circulating biomarkers with coronary plaque phenotype as determined by intravascular ultrasound: rationale and design of the ATHEROREMO-IVUS study

EuroIntervention 2014;10:953-960 published online ahead of print August 2013

Published in Volume 10 Number 8, December 2014

Construction and validation of a plaque discrimination score from the anatomical and histological differences in coronary atherosclerosis: the Liverpool IVUS-V-HEART (Intra Vascular UltraSound-Virtual-Histology Evaluation of Atherosclerosis Requiring Treatment) study

EuroIntervention 2014;10:815-823 published online ahead of print January 2014

Published in Volume 10 Number 7, November 2014

Comparison of acute gain and late lumen loss after PCI with bioresorbable vascular scaffolds versus everolimus-eluting stents: an exploratory observational study prior to a randomised trial

EuroIntervention 2014;10:672-680 published online ahead of print January 2014

Published in Volume 10 Number 6, October 2014

Fast virtual functional assessment of intermediate coronary lesions using routine angiographic data and blood flow simulation in humans: comparison with pressure wire – fractional flow reserve

EuroIntervention 2014;10:574-583 published online ahead of print July 2014

Published in Volume 10 Number 5, September 2014

Lessons learned from acute and late scaffold failures in the ABSORB EXTEND trial

EuroIntervention 2014;10:449-457 published online ahead of print January 2014

Published in Volume 10 Number 4, August 2014

Dynamics of vessel wall changes following the implantation of the Absorb everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold: a multi-imaging modality study at 6, 12, 24 and 36 months

EuroIntervention 2014;9:1271-1284 published online ahead of print December 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 11, March 2014

Natural history of optical coherence tomography-detected non-flow-limiting edge dissections following drug-eluting stent implantation

EuroIntervention 2014;9:1085-1094 published online ahead of print August 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 9, January 2014

The coronary artery bypass graft SYNTAX Score: final five-year outcomes from the SYNTAX-LE MANS left main angiographic substudy

EuroIntervention 2013;9:1009-1010 published online ahead of print April 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 8, December 2013

In vivo assessment of the relationship between shear stress and necrotic core in early and advanced coronary artery disease

EuroIntervention 2013;9:989-995 published online ahead of print March 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 8, December 2013

Quantification of scientific output in cardiovascular medicine: a perspective based on global data

EuroIntervention 2013;9:975-978 published online ahead of print August 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 8, December 2013

Single-vessel or multivessel PCI in patients with multivessel disease presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes

EuroIntervention 2013;9:916-922

Published in Volume 9 Number 8, December 2013

Revisiting: “Comparison of intravascular ultrasound versus angiography-guided drug-eluting stent implantation: a meta-analysis of one randomised trial and ten observational studies involving 19,619 patients”

EuroIntervention 2013;9:891-892 published online ahead of print April 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 7, November 2013

In vivo assessment of the three-dimensional haemodynamic micro-environment following drug-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold implantation in a human coronary artery: fusion of frequency domain optical coherence tomography and angiography

EuroIntervention 2013;9:890 published online ahead of print July 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 7, November 2013

The edge vascular response following implantation of the Absorb everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold and the XIENCE V metallic everolimus-eluting stent. First serial follow-up assessment at six months and two years: insights from the first-in-man ABSORB Cohort B and SPIRIT II trials

EuroIntervention 2013;9:709-720 published online ahead of print April 2013

Published in Volume 9 Number 6, October 2013

Clinical and angiographic outcomes following first-in-man implantation of a novel thin-strut low-profile fixed-wire stent: the Svelte Coronary Stent Integrated Delivery System first-in-man trial

EuroIntervention 2013;9:125-134

Published in Volume 9 Number 1, May 2013

The CABG SYNTAX Score - an angiographic tool to grade the complexity of coronary disease following coronary artery bypass graft surgery: from the SYNTAX Left Main Angiographic (SYNTAX-LE MANS) substudy

EuroIntervention 2013;8:1277-1285 published online ahead of print August 2012

Published in Volume 8 Number 11, March 2013

Five-year follow-up of the ABSORB bioresorbable everolimus-eluting vascular scaffold system: multimodality imaging assessment

EuroIntervention 2013;8:1226-1227 published online ahead of print September 2012

Published in Volume 8 Number 10, February 2013

Plaque sealing and passivation with a mechanical self-expanding low outward force nitinol vShield device for the treatment of IVUS and OCT-derived thin cap fibroatheromas (TCFAs) in native coronary arteries: report of the pilot study vShield Evaluated at Cardiac hospital in Rotterdam for Investigation and Treatment of TCFA (SECRITT)

EuroIntervention 2012;8:945-954

Published in Volume 8 Number 8, December 2012

Comparison of intravascular ultrasound versus angiography-guided drug-eluting stent implantation: a meta-analysis of one randomised trial and ten observational studies involving 19,619 patients

EuroIntervention 2012;8:855-865

Published in Volume 8 Number 7, November 2012

Angiographic and histological results following implantation of a novel stent-on-a-wire in the animal model

EuroIntervention 2012;8:390-399 published online ahead of print February 2012

Published in Volume 8 Number 3, July 2012

Head to head comparison of optical coherence tomography, intravascular ultrasound echogenicity and virtual histology for the detection of changes in polymeric struts over time: insights from the ABSORB trial

EuroIntervention 2012;8:352-358 published online ahead of print November 2011

Published in Volume 8 Number 3, July 2012

The ability of high dose rosuvastatin to improve plaque composition in non-intervened coronary arteries: rationale and design of the Integrated Biomarker and Imaging Study-3 (IBIS-3)

EuroIntervention 2012;8:235-241

Published in Volume 8 Number 2, June 2012

Angiographic maximal luminal diameter and appropriate deployment of the everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold as assessed by optical coherence tomography: an ABSORB cohort B trial sub-study

EuroIntervention 2012;8:214-224

Published in Volume 8 Number 2, June 2012

Offline fusion of co-registered intravascular ultrasound and frequency domain optical coherence tomography images for the analysis of human atherosclerotic plaques

EuroIntervention 2012;8:98-108

Published in Volume 8 Number 1, May 2012

High-speed intracoronary optical frequency domain imaging: implications for three-dimensional reconstruction and quantitative analysis

EuroIntervention 2012;7:1216-1226

Published in Volume 7 Number 10, February 2012

How should I treat an iatrogenic aortic dissection as a complication of complex PCI?

EuroIntervention 2012;7:1111-1117

Published in Volume 7 Number 9, January 2012

Three-year clinical event rates in different age groups after contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention

EuroIntervention 2011;7:969-976 publish online ahead of print March 2011

Published in Volume 7 Number 8, December 2011

Tools & Techniques: Risk stratification and diagnostic tools in left main stem intervention

EuroIntervention 2011;7:747-753

Published in Volume 7 Number 6, October 2011

How should I treat impaired systolic function and clinical deterioration after surgery of type A aortic dissection?

EuroIntervention 2011;7:638-646

Published in Volume 7 Number 5, September 2011

Six-month clinical and angiographic results of the STENTYS® self-apposing stent in bifurcation lesions

EuroIntervention 2011;7:580-587

Published in Volume 7 Number 5, September 2011

CRosser As First choice for crossing Totally occluded coronary arteries (CRAFT Registry): focus on conventional angiography and computed tomography angiography predictors of success

EuroIntervention 2011;7:480-486 published online ahead of print June 2011

Published in Volume 7 Number 4, August 2011

Assessment of the safety and performance of the STENTYS self-expanding coronary stent in acute myocardial infarction: results from the APPOSITION I study

EuroIntervention 2011;7:1-15

Published in Volume 7 Number 4, August 2011

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) of overlapping bioresorbable scaffolds: from benchwork to clinical application

EuroIntervention 2011;7:386-399 published online ahead of print January 2011

Published in Volume 7 Number 3, July 2011

Virtual bench testing of new generation coronary stents: why would we want to publish this paper?

EuroIntervention 2011;7:295-296

Published in Volume 7 Number 3, July 2011

Healing of a coronary artery dissection detected by intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography

EuroIntervention 2011;7:288-289

Published in Volume 7 Number 2, June 2011

The use of 3-dimensional reconstruction of optical frequency domain imaging to improve our understanding of conventional PCI: the potential for clinical application

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Quantitative multi-modality imaging analysis of a fully bioresorbable scaffold: a head-to-head comparison between quantitative coronary angiography, intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

A six-month analysis of quantitative echogenicity of the second generation everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold in relationship with baseline greyscale intravascular ultrasound morphology of the scaffolded plaque

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Well developed collateral circulation is associated with better vascular function distal to recanalised coronary chronic total occlusions

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Long-term tissue coverage of a bioresorbable polylactide polymer-coated Biolimus-eluting stent: comparative sequential assessment with optical coherence tomography till complete resorption of the polymer

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Tissue coverage of a hydrophilic polymer-coated Zotarolimus-eluting stent vs. a fluoropolymer-coated Everolimus-eluting stent at 13-month follow-up: an optical coherence tomography substudy from the RESOLUTE all-comers trial

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Vascular healing response five years after implantation of first generation DES: the SIRTAX LATE optical coherence study

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Conformability of the Nevo; Sirolimus-eluting coronary stent system in comparison with the Xience; Everolimus-eluting coronary stent system: results from a bench top study and an angiographic assessment from the Nevo II clinical trial

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Plaque sealing and passivation with a mechanical self-expanding low outward force nitinol VShield device for the treatment of intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography-derived thin cap fibroatheromas (TCFAS) in native coronary arteries

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Angiographic geometric changes of the lumen vessel wall after bioresorbable vascular scaffolds and metallic platform stents at one-year follow-up

Published in Volume 7 Supplement M, May 2011

Clinical expert consensus document on standards for acquisition, measurement and reporting of intravascular ultrasound regression/progression studies

EuroIntervention 2011;6:1123-1130

Published in Volume 6 Number 9, April 2011

Comparison between the first and second generation bioresorbable vascular scaffolds: a six month virtual histology study

EuroIntervention 2011;6:1110-1116

Published in Volume 6 Number 9, April 2011

Five-year outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention compared to bypass surgery in patients with multivessel disease involving the proximal left anterior descending artery: an ARTS-II sub-study

EuroIntervention 2011;6:1060-1067 - DOI10.4244/EIJV6I9A185

Published in Volume 6 Number 9, April 2011

First-in-man evaluation of intravascular optical frequency domain imaging (OFDI) of Terumo: a comparison with intravascular ultrasound and quantitative coronary angiography

EuroIntervention 2011;6:1037-1045

Published in Volume 6 Number 9, April 2011

In vivo findings of tissue characteristics using iMap™ IVUS and Virtual Histology™ IVUS

EuroIntervention 2011;6:1017-1019

Published in Volume 6 Number 8, March 2011

Intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency analysis after optimal coronary stenting with initial quantitative coronary angiography guidance: an ATHEROREMO sub-study

EuroIntervention 2010;6:977-984 - DOI10.4244/EIJV6I6A169

Published in Volume 6 Number 8, March 2011

Persistent conduction abnormalities and requirements for pacemaking six months after transcatheter aortic valve implantation

EuroIntervention 2010;6:475-484 published online ahead of print August 2010

Published in Volume 6 Number 4, September 2010

A comparison of the distribution of necrotic core in bifurcation and non-bifurcation coronary lesions: an in vivo assessment using intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis

EuroIntervention 2010;6:321-327

Published in Volume 6 Number 3, August 2010

Tissue characterisation of atherosclerotic plaque in coronary artery bifurcations: an intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis in humans

EuroIntervention 2010;6:313-320

Published in Volume 6 Number 3, August 2010

Computed tomography as a tool for percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions

EuroIntervention Supplement (2010) Vol. 6 (Supplement G) G123-G131

Published in Volume 6 Supplement G, May 2010

Conformability of bioresorbable Everolimus-eluting scaffolds as compared to metal platform stents

Published in Volume 6 Supplement H, May 2010

Malapposed struts in drug-eluting stents entail higher risk of incomplete tissue coverage at 9- to 13-month follow-up compared to well-apposed struts: in vivo demonstration with optical coherence tomography

Published in Volume 6 Supplement H, May 2010

Implications of floating struts at side branches in the tissue coverage of drug-eluting stents at 9- to 13-months follow-up: in vivo assessment with optical coherence tomography

Published in Volume 6 Supplement H, May 2010

In vivo evaluation of stent strut distribution patterns in the bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting device: an OCT ad hoc analysis of the revision 1.0 and revision 1.1 stent design in the ABSORB clinical trial

EuroIntervention 2010;5:932-938 - DOI10.4244/EIJV5I8A157

Published in Volume 5 Number 8, April 2010

A clinical protocol for analysis of the structural integrity of the Medtronic CoreValve System® frame and its application in patients with 1-year minimum follow-up

EuroIntervention 2010;5:680-686

Published in Volume 5 Number 6, January 2010

How should I treat a complex Post-CABG patient?

EuroIntervention 2009;5:627-632

Published in Volume 5 Number 5, November 2009

Reproducibility of quantitative optical coherence tomography for stent analysis

EuroIntervention 2009;5:224-232

Published in Volume 5 Number 2, June 2009

Tissue characterisation using intravascular radiofrequency data analysis: recommendations for acquisition, analysis, interpretation and reporting

EuroIntervention 2009;5:177-189

Published in Volume 5 Number 2, June 2009

Study of restenosis in drug eluting stents: new insights from greyscale intravascular ultrasound and virtual histology

EuroIntervention Supplement (2009) Vol. 5 (Supplement D) D84-D92

Published in Volume 5 Supplement D, May 2009

Computed Tomography in Total coronary Occlusions (CTTO Registry): radiation exposure and predictors of successful percutaneous intervention

EuroIntervention 2009;4:607-616 - DOI10.4244/EIJV4I5A102

Published in Volume 4 Number 5, March 2009

Assessment of the absorption process following bioabsorbable everolimus-eluting stent implantation: temporal changes in strain values and tissue composition using intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis. A substudy of the ABSORB clinical trial.

EuroInterv.2009;4:443-448

Published in Volume 4 Number 4, January 2009

A primer on the immune system in the pathogenesis and treatment of atherosclerosis

EuroInterv.2008;4:378-390

Published in Volume 4 Number 3, November 2008

Early echocardiographic evaluation following percutaneous implantation with the self-expanding CoreValve ReValving System aortic valve bioprosthesis

EuroInterv.2008;4:351-357

Published in Volume 4 Number 3, November 2008

Greyscale intravascular ultrasound and IVUS-radiofrequency tissue characterisation to improve understanding of the mechanisms of coronary stent thrombosis in drug-eluting stents

EuroIntervention Supplement (2008) Vol. 4 (Supplement C) C33-C38

Published in Volume 4 Supplement C, August 2008

Diabetic patients treated for unprotected left main coronary artery disease with drug eluting stents: a 3-year clinical outcome study. The Diabetes and Drug Eluting stent for LeFT main registry (D-DELFT)

EuroInterv.2008;4:77-83

Published in Volume 4 Number 1, May 2008

Ultrasonic and pathological evidence of a neo-intimal plaque rupture in patients with bare metal stents

EuroInterv.2007;3:290-291

Published in Volume 3 Number 2, August 2007

Contemporary treatment of patients with chronic total occlusion: critical appraisal of different state-of-the-art techniques and devices

EuroIntervention 2007;3:188-196 - DOI10.4244/EIJV3I2A34

Published in Volume 3 Number 2, August 2007

In vivo validation of a novel three-dimensional quantitative coronary angiography system (CardiOp-B™): comparison with a conventional two-dimensional system (CAAS II™) and with special reference to optical coherence tomography

EuroIntervention 2007;3:100-108 - DOI10.4244/EIJV3I1A16

Published in Volume 3 Number 1, May 2007

Virtual histology and remodelling index allow in vivo identification of allegedly high-risk coronary plaques in patients with acute coronary syndromes: a three vessel intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis

EuroInterv.2006;2:338-344

Published in Volume 2 Number 3, November 2006

One-year results of coronary revascularization in diabetic patients with multivessel coronary artery disease.

EuroIntervention 2006;2:69-76 - DOI10.4244/EIJV2I1A12

Published in Volume 2 Number 1, May 2006

Feasibility and safety of guidewire navigation using a magnetic navigation system in coronary artery stenoses

EuroIntervention 2005;1:329-335 - DOI10.4244/EIJV1I3A54

Published in Volume 1 Number 3, November 2005

Magnetic navigation in a coronary phantom: experimental results

EuroIntervention 2005;1:321-328 - DOI10.4244/EIJV1I3A53

Published in Volume 1 Number 3, November 2005

Beyond crossing a chronic total occlusion. Are the drug-eluting stents the solution for this old problem?

EuroInterv.2005;2:129-131

Published in Volume 1 Number 2, August 2005