, Volume 25, Issue 8-10, pp 403-410

Treatment options for coronary stent restenosis

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Abstract

Treatment of in-stent restenosis with balloon angioplasty alone is adequate for focal lesions but is associated with a 50% recurrence rate for diffuse lesions. For diffuse in-stent restenosis, debulking with atherectomy or laser can significantly reduce the recurrence rate.