- Cutting balloon versus conventional balloon angioplasty for the treatment of in-stent restenosis: results of the restenosis cutting balloon evaluation trial (RESCUT)Remo Albiero
Columbus Hospital, Milan, Italy
J Am Coll Cardiol 43:943-9. 2004..e., percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty [PTCA]) for the treatment of patients with coronary in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
- In-stent restenosis in small coronary arteries: impact of strut thicknessCarlo Briguori
Laboratory of Interventional Cardiology, Vita e Salute University School of Medicine, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
J Am Coll Cardiol 40:403-9. 2002..OBJECTIVES; We sought to evaluate whether strut thickness may impact the restenosis rate after stent implantation in small coronary arteries...
- A new dedicated stent and delivery system for the treatment of bifurcation lesions: preliminary experienceKonstantinos Toutouzas
Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:34-42. 2003..Treatment of bifurcation lesions with this new dedicated device appears to be feasible. This new device may introduce a new approach for the treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions...
- Outcome of treatment of aorto-ostial lesions involving the right coronary artery or a saphenous vein graft with a polytetrafluoroethylene-covered stentKonstantinos Toutouzas
Centro Cuore Columbus and San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Am J Cardiol 90:63-6. 2002
- Comparison of clinical and angiographic outcome of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation versus cutting balloon angioplasty for coronary in-stent restenosisFlavio Airoldi
EMO Centro Cuore, Columbus Clinic, Interventional Cardiology Unit, San Raffaele Hospital IRCCS, Milan, Italy
Am J Cardiol 94:1297-300. 2004..The results indicate a good safety profile of the procedure and a 57% reduction in the incidence of recurrent restenosis in comparison with cutting balloon angioplasty...
- Outcome of nonobstructive residual dissections detected by intravascular ultrasound following percutaneous coronary interventionTakahiro Nishida
EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
Am J Cardiol 89:1257-62. 2002..Nonobstructive dissections can be left untreated when final IVUS reveals an area stenosis of < 60% at the site of a dissection...
- Effective plaque removal with a new 8 French-compatible atherectomy catheterTakuro Takagi
Interventional Cardiology, San Raffaele Hospital and EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:452-9. 2002..5% vs. 7.5%; P = 0.08). The new Flexicut catheter is more effective than the conventional GTO catheter with a trend for reduced guiding catheter-related complications...
- First clinical experience with a paclitaxel derivate-eluting polymer stent system implantation for in-stent restenosis: immediate and long-term clinical and angiographic outcomeFrancesco Liistro
Catheterization Laboratories, Ospedale San Raffaele, and EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, Milan, Italy
Circulation 105:1883-6. 2002..We report the first clinical experience of 7-hexanoyltaxol (QP2)-eluting polymer stent system (QuaDS) implantation for in-stent restenosis...
- Sirolimus-eluting stents: a review of experimental and clinical findingsKonstantinos Toutouzas
Department of Interventional Cardiology, Centro Cuore Columbus Via M Buonarroti, 48 20145 Milan, Italy
Z Kardiol 91:49-57. 2002....
- Clinical outcome following combination of cutting balloon angioplasty and coronary beta-radiation for in-stent restenosis: a report from the RENO registryChristian Roguelov
Division of Cardiology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
J Invasive Cardiol 15:706-9. 2003..27 0.88; p = 0.02). Compared to conventional angioplasty, cutting balloon angioplasty prior to coronary beta-radiation with the Beta-Cath System seems to improve the 6-month clinical outcome in patients with in-stent restenosis...
- Directional atherectomy of a calcified lesion using a new atherectomy deviceBernhard Reimers
Cardiology Department, Mirano, Italy
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:222-6. 2002..The successful removal of calcified plaque was documented by intravascular ultrasound assessment and confirmed by histopathological analysis of the obtained plaque specimen...
- Effects of selective alpha1- and alpha2-adrenergic blockade on coronary flow reserve after coronary stentingLuisa Gregorini
Experimental Surgery and Transplantation Institute, Ospedale Maggiore IRCCS, University of Milano, Italy
Circulation 106:2901-7. 2002..Coronary flow reserve (CFR) is not normalized shortly after coronary stenting. We hypothesized that alpha-adrenergic coronary vasoconstriction acts to limit CFR...