P W Serruys

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The ARTS study (Arterial Revascularization Therapies Study)
    P W Serruys
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Heartcenter Eramus University Rotterdam Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands
    Semin Interv Cardiol 4:209-19. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Periprocedural quantitative coronary angiography after Palmaz-Schatz stent implantation predicts the restenosis rate at six months: results of a meta-analysis of the BElgian NEtherlands Stent study (BENESTENT) I, BENESTENT II Pilot, BENESTENT II and MUSIC
    P W Serruys
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:1067-74. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound findings in the multicenter, randomized, double-blind RAVEL (RAndomized study with the sirolimus-eluting VElocity balloon-expandable stent in the treatment of patients with de novo native coronary artery Lesions) trial
    Patrick W Serruys
    Thoraxcentre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:798-803. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluvastatin for prevention of cardiac events following successful first percutaneous coronary intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick W J C Serruys
    Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Bd 418, Academic Hospital, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 287:3215-22. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Late-late occlusion after intracoronary brachytherapy
    Georgios Sianos
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:e69-70. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of the value of additional stenting after optimal balloon angioplasty for long coronary lesions: final results of the additional value of NIR stents for treatment of long coronary lesions (ADVANCE) study
    Patrick W Serruys
    Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:393-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of coronary-artery bypass surgery and stenting for the treatment of multivessel disease
    P W Serruys
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 344:1117-24. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomised comparison of implantation of heparin-coated stents with balloon angioplasty in selected patients with coronary artery disease (Benestent II)
    P W Serruys
    University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Thorax Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 352:673-81. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Coronary restenosis elimination with a sirolimus eluting stent: first European human experience with 6-month angiographic and intravascular ultrasonic follow-up
    B J Rensing
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:2125-30. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint "Edge Effect" of (32)p radioactive stents is caused by the combination of chronic stent injury and radioactive dose falloff
    W J van der Giessen
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 104:2236-41. 2001

Detail Information

Publications144 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint The ARTS study (Arterial Revascularization Therapies Study)
    P W Serruys
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Heartcenter Eramus University Rotterdam Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands
    Semin Interv Cardiol 4:209-19. 1999
    ..322$24.348 Clinically, stenting is not expected to be more effective than CABG, but should be cost effective in both the 2- and 3-VD group when using the lower cost estimate and in the 2 VD group when using the higher cost assumptions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Periprocedural quantitative coronary angiography after Palmaz-Schatz stent implantation predicts the restenosis rate at six months: results of a meta-analysis of the BElgian NEtherlands Stent study (BENESTENT) I, BENESTENT II Pilot, BENESTENT II and MUSIC
    P W Serruys
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Academisch Ziekenhuis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:1067-74. 1999
    ..We aimed to identify periprocedural quantitative coronary angiographic (QCA) variables that have predictive value on long-term angiographic results and to construct multivariate models using these variables for postprocedural prognosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound findings in the multicenter, randomized, double-blind RAVEL (RAndomized study with the sirolimus-eluting VElocity balloon-expandable stent in the treatment of patients with de novo native coronary artery Lesions) trial
    Patrick W Serruys
    Thoraxcentre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:798-803. 2002
    ..The goal of this intravascular ultrasound investigation was to provide a more detailed morphological analysis of the local biological effects of the implantation of a sirolimus-eluting stent compared with an uncoated stent...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fluvastatin for prevention of cardiac events following successful first percutaneous coronary intervention: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick W J C Serruys
    Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Bd 418, Academic Hospital, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 287:3215-22. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Late-late occlusion after intracoronary brachytherapy
    Georgios Sianos
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:e69-70. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of the value of additional stenting after optimal balloon angioplasty for long coronary lesions: final results of the additional value of NIR stents for treatment of long coronary lesions (ADVANCE) study
    Patrick W Serruys
    Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:393-9. 2002
    ..We sought to investigate the clinical benefit of additional stent implantation after achieving an optimal result of balloon angioplasty (BA) in long coronary lesions (>20 mm)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of coronary-artery bypass surgery and stenting for the treatment of multivessel disease
    P W Serruys
    Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 344:1117-24. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomised comparison of implantation of heparin-coated stents with balloon angioplasty in selected patients with coronary artery disease (Benestent II)
    P W Serruys
    University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Thorax Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 352:673-81. 1998
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Coronary restenosis elimination with a sirolimus eluting stent: first European human experience with 6-month angiographic and intravascular ultrasonic follow-up
    B J Rensing
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:2125-30. 2001
    ..3 mm(3)and 1.8%, respectively. No edge effect was observed in the segments proximal and distal to the stents. CONCLUSION: Implantation of a sirolimus-eluting stent seems to effectively prevent intimal hyperplasia...
  10. ncbi request reprint "Edge Effect" of (32)p radioactive stents is caused by the combination of chronic stent injury and radioactive dose falloff
    W J van der Giessen
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 104:2236-41. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Radioactive stents delay but do not prevent in-stent neointimal hyperplasia
    I P Kay
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    Circulation 103:14-7. 2001
    ..Clinical outcome 1 year after the implantation of stents with an initial activity of 6 to 12 microCi is not favorable when compared with conventional stenting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of brachytherapy strategies based on dose-volume histograms derived from quantitative intravascular ultrasound
    S G Carlier
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cardiovasc Radiat Med 1:115-24. 1999
    ..This paper discusses the potential merits of dose-volume histograms (DVH) based on three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction of electrocardiogram (ECG)-gated intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) to compare brachytherapy treatment strategies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Value of coronary stenotic flow velocity acceleration on the prediction of long-term improvement in functional status after angioplasty
    M Albertal
    Thoraxcenter, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 142:81-6. 2001
    ..03 to 1.07) were associated with a lack of improvement at follow-up. CONCLUSIONS: The detection of SVA was associated with failure of improvement in functional activity at follow-up after coronary intervention...
  14. ncbi request reprint The pattern of restenosis and vascular remodelling after cold-end radioactive stent implantation
    I P Kay
    Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:1311-7. 2001
    ..0%) and 11.4 mm3 (25.6%), respectively (P=0.017). At the stent edges there was no significant change in lumen volume. CONCLUSIONS: Cold-end stenting results in increased neointimal hyperplasia in in-stent non-radioactive segments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Geographical miss during catheter-based intracoronary beta-radiation: incidence and implications in the BRIE study. Beta-Radiation In Europe
    G Sianos
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:415-20. 2001
    ..6%, respectively, p = 0.8). CONCLUSIONS: Geographical miss is strongly associated with restenosis at the edges of the EIRS. This effect is more prominent when caused by stenting. Geographical miss does not increase restenosis in the EIRS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical outcome after coronary balloon angioplasty: identification of a population at low risk of recurrent events during 17 years of follow-up
    R T van Domburg
    The Department of Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University and University Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:934-41. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Methodological considerations and approach to cross-technique comparisons using in vivo coronary plaque characterization based on intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency data analysis: insights from the Integrated Biomarker and Imaging Study (IBIS)
    G A Rodriguez-Granillo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 7:52-8. 2005
    ..IVUS-VH was not included at the start of the IBIS protocol. The purpose of this paper is to describe the methodology we used to obtain and analyse IVUS-VH images and the approach to cross-correlations with the other techniques...
  18. ncbi request reprint True 3-dimensional reconstruction of coronary arteries in patients by fusion of angiography and IVUS (ANGUS) and its quantitative validation
    C J Slager
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Circulation 102:511-6. 2000
    ..99). Geometric measurements in silhouette images of the 3D reconstructions showed high correlation (0.84 to 0.97) with corresponding measurements in the actual biplane angiographic images...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurements of in-stent restenosis: A comparison between quantitative coronary ultrasound and quantitative coronary angiography
    N Bruining
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 48:133-42. 1999
    ..This is of particular relevance to quantitative studies addressing absolute changes in vascular or luminal diameters. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 48:133-142, 1999...
  20. pmc Long term outcome after intracoronary beta radiation therapy
    G Sianos
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 91:942-7. 2005
    ..To determine the long term outcome after intracoronary beta radiation therapy (IRT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Guidance of intracoronary radiation therapy based on dose-volume histograms derived from quantitative intravascular ultrasound
    S G Carlier
    Department of Intervention Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 17:772-8. 1998
    ..5) conducted in our institution are presented, supporting the use of DVH based on quantitative IVUS measurements for optimal dose prescription in vascular interventional radiation therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stenting with a true bifurcated stent: acute and mid-term follow-up results
    S G Carlier
    Interventional Department, Rotterdam Heart Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 47:361-96. 1999
    ..Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 47:361-369, 1999...
  23. ncbi request reprint Incidence, predictors, and significance of abnormal cardiac enzyme rise in patients treated with bypass surgery in the arterial revascularization therapies study (ARTS)
    M A Costa
    University Hospital Dijkzigt, Thoraxcentrum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 104:2689-93. 2001
    ....
  24. pmc Routine sirolimus eluting stent implantation for unselected in-stent restenosis: insights from the rapamycin eluting stent evaluated at Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital (RESEARCH) registry
    F Saia
    Department of Invasive Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 90:1183-8. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic outcome of patients with mild coronary lesions treated with balloon angioplasty or coronary stenting. Implications for mechanical plaque sealing
    N Mercado
    Thoraxcentre, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 24:541-51. 2003
    ..e. dilatation of angiographically non-significant lesions) compared to moderate and severe stenoses...
  26. ncbi request reprint Initial observation regarding changes in vessel dimensions after balloon angioplasty and stenting followed by catheter-based beta-radiation. Is stenting necessary in the setting of catheter-based radiotherapy?
    K Kozuma
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 23:641-9. 2002
    ..We sought to compare the effect of intracoronary beta-radiation on the vessel dimensions in de novo lesions using three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound quantification after balloon angioplasty and stenting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Value of coronary stenotic flow velocity acceleration in prediction of angiographic restenosis following balloon angioplasty
    M Albertal
    Interventional Cardiology, Hartcentrum, Thoraxcenter, Academisch Ziekenhuis Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 23:1849-53. 2002
    ..Quantitative angiographic assessment after balloon angioplasty is a poor predictor of immediate and long-term outcome. However, the measurement of blood flow velocity during angioplasty has been proved clinically useful...
  28. ncbi request reprint The influence of stent length on clinical and angiographic outcome in patients undergoing elective stenting for native coronary artery lesions; final results of the Magic 5L Study
    D P Foley
    Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcentre Bd 414, Academic Hospital Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:1585-93. 2001
    ..Long coronary lesions provide a challenging substrate for emerging antirestenosis therapies, such as stent coatings and brachytherapy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical and quantitative coronary angiographic predictors of coronary restenosis: a comparative analysis from the balloon-to-stent era
    N Mercado
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:645-52. 2001
    ..Still important, but more so in the stent population, is a large post-MLD (optimal result). Finally, a larger pre-RD became a favorable predictor with the advent of stenting...
  30. ncbi request reprint True reconstruction of vessel geometry from combined X-ray angiographic and intracoronary ultrasound data
    C J Slager
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    Semin Interv Cardiol 2:43-7. 1997
    ..Application of such a method will be helpful to understand immediate and long-term vessel remodelling induced by all types of catheter interventions and in the study of progression or regression of atherosclerotic wall disease...
  31. doi request reprint Optical coherence tomography assessment of the acute effects of stent implantation on the vessel wall: a systematic quantitative approach
    N Gonzalo
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, 3015 CE Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 95:1913-9. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A European multi-center trial investigating the anti-restenotic effect of intravascular sonotherapy after stenting of de novo lesions (EUROSPAH: EUROpean Sonotherapy Prevention of Arterial Hyperplasia)
    P W Serruys
    Thoraxcentre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 6:53-60. 2004
    ..Intravascular sonotherapy (IST) reduces neointimal hyperplasia post-stenting in animal studies. Euro-SPAH is a multi-center, double blind, randomized trial investigating the efficacy of IST to reduce in-stent late loss...
  33. ncbi request reprint Acute and 6-month clinical and angiographic outcome after implantation of the ACS Duet stent for single-vessel coronary artery disease: final results of the European and US ACS Multi-link Duet Registry
    D P Foley
    Department of Interventional Cardiology Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 54:25-33. 2001
    ..With late outcomes at least comparable to the best published results, this stent platform provides safe and effective percutaneous treatment of obstructive coronary artery disease. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2001;54:25-33...
  34. ncbi request reprint Characterization of plaque components and vulnerability with intravascular ultrasound elastography
    C L de Korte
    Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Med Biol 45:1465-75. 2000
    ..Intravascular elastography provides information that is frequently unavailable or inconclusive from the IVUS image and which may therefore assist in the diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerotic disease...
  35. pmc Long term outcome after coronary stent implantation: a 10 year single centre experience of 1000 patients
    R T van Domburg
    Department of Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus University and University Hospital Rotterdam, Thoraxcenter, Bd 308, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Heart 82:II27-34. 1999
    ..To describe the long term clinical outcome (up to 11 years) after coronary stenting...
  36. doi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stents, bare metal stents or coronary artery bypass grafting for patients with multivessel disease including involvement of the proximal left anterior descending artery: analysis of the Arterial Revascularization Therapies study part 2 (
    N Kukreja
    Thoraxcenter, Ba 583, s Gravendijkwal 230, Rotterdam 3015 CE, The Netherlands
    Heart 95:1061-6. 2009
    ..We therefore analysed the clinical outcome of patients in ARTS-I and ARTS-II with proximal LAD involvement...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bypass surgery versus stenting for the treatment of multivessel disease in patients with unstable angina compared with stable angina
    P J de Feyter
    University Hospital Rotterdam, Dijkzigt, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 105:2367-72. 2002
    ..8% versus 16.9%) compared with bypass surgery (3.6% versus 3.5%). Neither the difference in costs between stented or bypassed stable or unstable angina ($2594 versus $3627) nor the cost-effectiveness was significantly different at 1 year...
  38. ncbi request reprint Platelet GP IIb/IIIa receptor blockers for failed thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction, alone or as adjunct to other rescue therapies; single centre retrospective analysis of 548 consecutive patients with acute myocardial infarction
    E Ronner
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 23:1529-37. 2002
    ..Rescue therapy is a widely used strategy for failed thrombolysis, but is associated with a high bleeding rate. Alternative reperfusion strategies to avoid failed thrombolysis should be considered in high risk patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Improvement of left ventricular contractility and relaxation with the beta 1-adrenergic receptor partial agonist xamoterol at rest and during exercise in patients with postinfarction left ventricular dysfunction. A placebo-controlled randomized trial
    P J de Feyter
    Catheterization Laboratory, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 81:III99-106. 1990
    ..Thus, xamoterol can be a useful addition for the treatment of left ventricular dysfunction because of long-term ischemic heart disease...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary beta-radiation to reduce restenosis after balloon angioplasty and stenting; the Beta Radiation In Europe (BRIE) study
    P W Serruys
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Heartcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Academisch Ziekenhuis Dijkzigt Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 23:1351-9. 2002
    ..The BRIE trial is a registry evaluating the safety and performance of (90)Sr delivered locally (Beta-Cath TM system of Novoste) to de-novo and restenotic lesions in patients with up to two discrete lesions in different vessels...
  41. ncbi request reprint Stent development and local drug delivery
    E Regar
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br Med Bull 59:227-48. 2001
    ..The clinical benefit of these approaches still has to be proven...
  42. ncbi request reprint Advancing intravascular ultrasonic palpation toward clinical applications
    M M Doyley
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus University, Rotterdam 3000 DR The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 27:1471-80. 2001
    ..Although the clinical results are clearly preliminary, it was concluded that the prototype system performed sufficiently well to warrant further and more in-depth clinical investigation...
  43. pmc Sirolimus eluting stent implantation for patients with multivessel disease: rationale for the Arterial Revascularisation Therapies Study part II (ARTS II)
    P W Serruys
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 90:995-8. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint The TRAPIST Study. A multicentre randomized placebo controlled clinical trial of trapidil for prevention of restenosis after coronary stenting, measured by 3-D intravascular ultrasound
    P W Serruys
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 22:1938-47. 2001
    ..29). CONCLUSION: Oral trapidil 600 mg daily for 6 months did not reduce in-stent hyperplasia or improve clinical outcome after successful Wallstent implantation and is not indicated for this purpose...
  45. ncbi request reprint Images in Cardiovascular Medicine. True three-dimensional reconstructed images showing lumen enlargement after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Kengo Tanabe
    Division of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:e179-80. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Detection of a vulnerable coronary plaque: a treatment dilemma
    Chourmouzios A Arampatzis
    Catheterisation Laboratory, Thoraxcenter BD 410, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:e34-5. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Persistent inhibition of neointimal hyperplasia after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: long-term (up to 2 years) clinical, angiographic, and intravascular ultrasound follow-up
    Muzaffer Degertekin
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:1610-3. 2002
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate the efficiency of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for up to 2 years of follow-up...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus eluting stent in the treatment of atherosclerosis coronary artery disease
    M Degertekin
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Minerva Cardioangiol 50:405-18. 2002
    ..As compare with standard coronary stent, a sirolimus-eluting stent shows considerable promise for the prevention of neointimal proliferation, restenosis and associated clinical events...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Sirolimus-releasing coronary stent: lessons from the Rotterdam experience]
    P A Lemos
    Thoraxcenter, Université Erasme, Rotterdam, Pays Bas
    Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 53:32s-35s. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship between neointimal thickness and shear stress after Wallstent implantation in human coronary arteries
    J J Wentzel
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam and Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 103:1740-5. 2001
    ..These findings support a hemodynamic mechanism underlying in-stent neointimal hyperplasia formation...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Implantation of endoprostheses in aortocoronary bypass. Preliminary experience at the Thoraxcenter of Rotterdam]
    O Leborgne
    Catheterization Laboratory, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 82:1595-9. 1989
    ..However, more time will be needed to determine precisely the effectiveness of stents in the prevention of restenosis after venous graft dilatation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Flow estimation using an intravascular imaging catheter
    A F van der Steen
    Thorax Centre, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasonics 38:363-8. 2000
    ..Although the principle is the same, the method needs some adaptation through the inherent different beamforming of the transducer. In this paper various aspects of the development of IVUS flow are reviewed...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Effects and chronology of coronary restenosis after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Quantitative angiographic analysis at 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 months]
    R Koning
    Erasmus University, Department of Cardiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 82:177-84. 1989
    ..Its incidence varied considerably depending on the criterion used. A critical analysis of the data has prompted us to use a criterion based on absolute values determined by quantitative angiographic analysis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Fate of side branches after coronary arterial sirolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Kengo Tanabe
    Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 90:937-41. 2002
    ..Thus, the fate of side branches after SES implantation is favorable and at least as good as after UMS implantation...
  55. ncbi request reprint The effect of variable dose and release kinetics on neointimal hyperplasia using a novel paclitaxel-eluting stent platform: the Paclitaxel In-Stent Controlled Elution Study (PISCES)
    Patrick W Serruys
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:253-60. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of variable dose and release kinetics of paclitaxel on neointimal hyperplasia...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic outcomes after overdilatation of undersized sirolimus-eluting stents with largely oversized balloons: an observational study
    Francesco Saia
    Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:455-60. 2004
    ..13 +/- 0.34 and restenosis rate was 7.7%. Although not routinely recommended in every patient, SES postdilatation with largely oversized balloons appears a safe and effective strategy for selected patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Angiographic findings of the multicenter Randomized Study With the Sirolimus-Eluting Bx Velocity Balloon-Expandable Stent (RAVEL): sirolimus-eluting stents inhibit restenosis irrespective of the vessel size
    E Regar
    Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 106:1949-56. 2002
    ..5 mm). The present study evaluates the relationship between angiographic outcome and vessel diameter for sirolimus-eluting stents...
  58. pmc One year clinical follow up of paclitaxel eluting stents for acute myocardial infarction compared with sirolimus eluting stents
    S H Hofma
    Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 91:1176-80. 2005
    ..To compare clinical outcome of paclitaxel eluting stents (PES) versus sirolimus eluting stents (SES) for the treatment of acute ST elevation myocardial infarction...
  59. ncbi request reprint Routine intracoronary beta-irradiation. Acute and one year outcome in patients at high risk for recurrence of stenosis
    E Regar
    Department for Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 23:1038-44. 2002
    ..Currently, only limited data on this treatment are available. The feasibility and outcome in daily routine practice, however, is unknown...
  60. ncbi request reprint On the IVUS plaque volume error in coronary arteries when neglecting curvature
    J C Schuurbiers
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 26:1403-11. 2000
    ..8 to 89.1 mm (62.2 +/- 13 mm). The volume error introduced by linear 3-D IVUS analysis systems is dependent on the curvature of the pull-back trajectory. The error measured in vivo was small and inversely related to segment length...
  61. ncbi request reprint Reproducible coronary plaque quantification by multislice computed tomography
    Nico Bruining
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:857-65. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate reproducibility and accuracy of computer-assisted coronary plaque measurements by multislice computed tomography coronary angiography (QMSCT-CA)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Optical coherence tomography findings at 5-year follow-up after coronary stent implantation
    E Regar
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 112:e345-6. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint The role of shear stress in the destabilization of vulnerable plaques and related therapeutic implications
    C J Slager
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:456-64. 2005
    ..In this review, we discuss the varying mechanobiologic mechanisms in the areas surrounding the plaque that might explain the otherwise paradoxical observations and unexpected outcomes of experimental therapies...
  64. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of incomplete stent apposition in patients who received sirolimus-eluting stent for de novo coronary lesions: an intravascular ultrasound analysis
    Muzaffer Degertekin
    Erasmus MC, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:2747-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the long-term intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) findings of ISA in patients who received SES...
  65. ncbi request reprint Actinomycin-eluting stent for coronary revascularization: a randomized feasibility and safety study: the ACTION trial
    Patrick W Serruys
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1363-7. 2004
    ..We sought to demonstrate the safety and performance of the actinomycin D-coated Multilink-Tetra stent(Guidant Corp., Santa Clara, California) in the treatment of patients with single de novo native coronary lesions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Sonotherapy, antirestenotic therapeutic ultrasound in coronary arteries: the first clinical experience
    E Regar
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 60:9-17. 2003
    ..Sonotherapy-related major adverse events were not observed. Late lumen loss and neointimal growth were similar to conventional PTCA approaches. These results justify the initiation of randomized clinical efficacy studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Angiographical follow-up after radioactive "Cold Ends" stent implantation: a multicenter trial
    A J Wardeh
    Thoraxcenter Rotterdam, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 105:550-3. 2002
    ..This trial evaluated whether radioactive Cold Ends stents might resolve edge restenosis by preventing remodeling at the injured extremities...
  68. ncbi request reprint Fluvastatin for the prevention of restenosis after coronary balloon angioplasty: angiographic and methodological background of the fluvastatin angioplasty restenosis trial
    D P Foley
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Br J Clin Pract Suppl 77:40-53. 1996
    ....
  69. pmc Combined optical coherence tomography and intravascular ultrasound radio frequency data analysis for plaque characterization. Classification accuracy of human coronary plaques in vitro
    T P M Goderie
    Thorax Center Biomedical Engineering, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:843-50. 2010
    ..Typical image artifacts were found to affect the interpretation of OCT data, misclassifying intimal thickening as fibroatheroma or thin-cap fibroatheroma. Adding VH-IVUS to OCT reduced the error rate in this study...
  70. pmc Beneficial effects of fluvastatin following percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with unstable and stable angina: results from the Lescol intervention prevention study (LIPS)
    C H Lee
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Thoraxcentre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 90:1156-61. 2004
    ..To investigate the effect on risk of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) of lipid lowering treatment with fluvastatin 80 mg/day after a first percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with stable and unstable angina...
  71. ncbi request reprint New drug-eluting stents, optimizing technique, and the problem of drug-eluting stent restenosis
    S Vaina
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thorax Center, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Minerva Cardioangiol 53:341-60. 2005
    ..Future research is mandatory to further clarify, whether these patients should be treated with the same drug-eluting stent, with a different drug-eluting stent or with increased doses...
  72. ncbi request reprint Heparin-coating of coronary stents
    W J van der Giessen
    Department of Coronary Diagnostics and Interventions, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, The Netherlands
    Semin Interv Cardiol 3:173-6. 1998
    ..Unlike the situation in 1992, very few cardiologists will now oppose the statement that stents contribute to the state of the art treatment of patients with angina pectoris or acute myocardial infarction...
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of coronary remodeling after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation by serial three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound
    Muzaffer Degertekin
    Thoraxcenter, Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 91:1046-50. 2003
    ..In the SES group, 1 patient (4%) showed late acquired incomplete stent apposition. Thus, the SES is effective in inhibiting neointimal hyperplasia without affecting vessel volume and plaque behind the stent...
  74. ncbi request reprint Post-sirolimus-eluting stent restenosis treated with repeat percutaneous intervention: late angiographic and clinical outcomes
    Pedro A Lemos
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 109:2500-2. 2004
    ..We evaluated the clinical and angiographic outcomes of patients presenting with restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation treated with repeated percutaneous intervention...
  75. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction: a clinical and angiographic study
    Francesco Saia
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:1927-9. 2003
    ..Sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) have recently been proven to reduce restenosis and reintervention compared with bare stents. Safety and effectiveness of SES in acute myocardial infarction remain unknown...
  76. ncbi request reprint Three-year clinical outcomes after coronary stenting of chronic total occlusion using sirolimus-eluting stents: insights from the rapamycin-eluting stent evaluated at Rotterdam cardiology hospital-(RESEARCH) registry
    Hector M Garcia-Garcia
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:635-9. 2007
    ..There are currently no long-term results of the efficacy of SES in this subset of lesions. We assessed the 3-year clinical outcomes of 147 patients with CTO treated with either SES or bare metal stents (BMS)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Revisiting late loss and neointimal volumetric measurements in a drug-eluting stent trial: analysis from the SPIRIT FIRST trial
    Keiichi Tsuchida
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:188-97. 2006
    ..05). Our proposed QCA volumetric measurements may be a practical surrogate for IVUS measurements and a discriminant methodological approach for assessment of treatment effects of drug-eluting stents...
  78. ncbi request reprint The impact of the introduction of drug-eluting stents on the clinical practice of surgical and percutaneous treatment of coronary artery disease
    Ron T van Domburg
    Thoraxcenter, room H 539, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 26:675-81. 2005
    ..Therefore, we investigated the impact of SES on the clinical practice of CABG and PCI in a series of unselected consecutive patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Restenosis rates following bifurcation stenting with sirolimus-eluting stents for de novo narrowings
    Kengo Tanabe
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 94:115-8. 2004
    ..At 6 months, the incidence of major adverse cardiac events was 10.3% (1 death and 5 target lesion revascularizations) with no episodes of acute myocardial infarction or stent thrombosis...
  80. ncbi request reprint Significant reduction in restenosis after the use of sirolimus-eluting stents in the treatment of chronic total occlusions
    Angela Hoye
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1954-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation for the treatment of chronic total coronary occlusions (CTO)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Incidence of thrombotic stent occlusion during the first three months after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation in 500 consecutive patients
    Evelyn Regar
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:1271-5. 2004
    ..These cases occurred in diabetic women with complex coronary lesions. Intravascular ultrasound examination showed inadequate stent expansion and uncovered distal dissection as possible mechanical explanations for the thrombosis...
  82. ncbi request reprint Direct stenting versus direct stenting followed by centered beta-radiation with intravascular ultrasound-guided dosimetry and long-term anti-platelet treatment: results of a randomized trial: Beta-Radiation Investigation with Direct Stenting and Galileo i
    Patrick W Serruys
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:528-37. 2004
    ..We sought to assess the efficacy of vascular brachytherapy (VBT) combined with stenting for the primary prevention of restenosis...
  83. ncbi request reprint Thirty-day incidence and six-month clinical outcome of thrombotic stent occlusion after bare-metal, sirolimus, or paclitaxel stent implantation
    Andrew T L Ong
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:947-53. 2005
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint No delayed restenosis at 18 months after implantation of sirolimus-eluting stent
    Kengo Tanabe
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 57:65-8. 2002
    ..This is the first report of angiographic and IVUS images 18 months after the implantation of a sirolimus-eluting stent...
  85. ncbi request reprint Ten years after introduction of intravascular ultrasound in the catheterization laboratory: tool or toy?
    Evelyn Regar
    Dept for Cardiology, Thoraxcentre, Bd 408, University Hospital Dijkzigt, Dr Molewaterplein 40 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Z Kardiol 91:89-97. 2002
    ..Furthermore, IVUS has become an indispensable research tool in the analysis of new therapeutic strategies such as coronary brachytherapy...
  86. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes after stenting of bifurcation lesions with the "crush" technique: predictors of an adverse outcome
    Angela Hoye
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1949-58. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate predictors of an adverse outcome after "crush" bifurcation stenting...
  87. ncbi request reprint Rheolytic thrombectomy in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction and large thrombus burden: the Thoraxcenter experience
    Georgios Sianos
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invasive Cardiol 18:3C-7C. 2006
    ..To determine the impact of Rheolytic thrombectomy (RT) on the clinical and angiographic outcome of patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and large thrombus burden (LTB)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent for treatment of complex in-stent restenosis: the first clinical experience
    Muzaffer Degertekin
    Thoraxcenter, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:184-9. 2003
    ..In this study, we assess the value of sirolimus eluting stent (SES) implantation in patients with complex in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of four-year coronary artery response after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation using serial quantitative intravascular ultrasound and computer-assisted grayscale value analysis for plaque composition in event-free patients
    Jiro Aoki
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1670-6. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate the long-term arterial response after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation...
  90. ncbi request reprint Geographical miss during centered intracoronary beta-radiation with 90Yttrium: incidence and implications for recurrence rates after vascular brachytherapy for de novo lesions
    Georgios Sianos
    Thorax Center, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 5:181-9. 2003
    ..The authors sought to determine the incidence and causes of geographical miss (GM) and evaluate its impact on edge restenosis after 'primary', centered, intracoronary beta-radiation therapy...
  91. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of shear stress pattern in predicting neointima distribution in sirolimus-eluting stents in coronary arteries
    Frank J H Gijsen
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 92:1325-8. 2003
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Coronary restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent implantation: morphological description and mechanistic analysis from a consecutive series of cases
    Pedro A Lemos
    Erasmus Medical Center, Thoraxcenter, Bd 406, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 108:257-60. 2003
    ..We describe the clinical and morphological patterns of restenosis after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation...
  93. ncbi request reprint Short- and long-term clinical outcome after drug-eluting stent implantation for the percutaneous treatment of left main coronary artery disease: insights from the Rapamycin-Eluting and Taxus Stent Evaluated At Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital registries (RES
    Marco Valgimigli
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 111:1383-9. 2005
    ..The impact of drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation on the incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients undergoing percutaneous intervention for left main (LM) coronary disease is largely unknown...
  94. ncbi request reprint Multislice spiral computed tomography for the evaluation of stent patency after left main coronary artery stenting: a comparison with conventional coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound
    Carlos A G van Mieghem
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Circulation 114:645-53. 2006
    ..Multislice computed tomography (MSCT) is a promising technique for noninvasive coronary evaluation. We evaluated the diagnostic performance of high-resolution MSCT to detect ISR after stenting of the LMCA...
  95. doi request reprint Multivessel coronary revascularization in patients with and without diabetes mellitus: 3-year follow-up of the ARTS-II (Arterial Revascularization Therapies Study-Part II) trial
    Joost Daemen
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1957-67. 2008
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three-year clinical outcome of sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents versus bare metal stents in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (from the RESEARCH and T-SEARCH Registries)
    Joost Daemen
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 99:1027-32. 2007
    ..A high frequency of stent thrombosis was observed in the 2 drug-eluting stent groups...
  97. ncbi request reprint The unrestricted use of paclitaxel- versus sirolimus-eluting stents for coronary artery disease in an unselected population: one-year results of the Taxus-Stent Evaluated at Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital (T-SEARCH) registry
    Andrew T L Ong
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1135-41. 2005
    ..We investigated the efficacy of paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) compared to sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) when used without restriction in unselected patients...
  98. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stents remain superior to bare-metal stents at two years: medium-term results from the Rapamycin-Eluting Stent Evaluated at Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital (RESEARCH) registry
    Andrew T L Ong
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1356-60. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the medium-term (two year) outcome of the unrestricted utilization of sirolimus-eluting stents (SES) in an all-comer population...
  99. ncbi request reprint Two-year clinical outcome after coronary stenting of small vessels using 2.25-mm sirolimus- and paclitaxel-eluting stents: insight into the RESEARCH and T-SEARCH registries
    Shuzou Tanimoto
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:94-103. 2007
    ..To evaluate long-term outcomes after drug-eluting stents (DES) implantation in small coronary vessels...
  100. ncbi request reprint Two-year serial coronary angiographic and intravascular ultrasound analysis of in-stent angiographic late lumen loss and ultrasonic neointimal volume from the TAXUS II trial
    Keiichi Tsuchida
    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 99:607-15. 2007
    ..These findings suggest the need for critical reevaluation of current end points and the use of more precise techniques to detect lumen and stent boundaries...
  101. ncbi request reprint Bifurcation stenting with drug eluting stents: illustration of the crush technique
    Georgios Sianos
    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:839-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present report is to review three cases treated with crush stenting and to describe in detail the technique and its variations...