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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Koppara, Tobias; Sakakura, Kenichi; Pacheco, Erica; Cheng, Qi; Zhao, XiaoQing; Acampado, Eduardo; Finn, Aloke V; Barakat, Mark; Maillard, Luc; Ren, Jane; Deshpande, Mahesh; Kolodgie, Frank D; Joner, Michael; Virmani, Renu 
Title:
Preclinical evaluation of a novel polyphosphazene surface modified stent. 
Abstract:
Treatment options for patients with coronary artery disease at high risk for bleeding complications are limited. The aim of the current preclinical study was to evaluate neointimal coverage, endothelial recovery, inflammation and thrombogenicity in a novel thin-strut (71?m thickness) Cobalt Chromium (CoCr) stent modified with a nano-thin Polyzene®-F (PzF) surface coating.Twenty-eight single PzF nano-coated stents and 20 bare metal control stents (BMS) were implanted in the coronary arteries of 2...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Cardiol 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
222 
Pages contribution:
217-25 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0167-5273 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen