Treatment options for coronary stent restenosis
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- Dauerman, H.L. & Cohen, D.J. Compr Ther (1999) 25: 403. doi:10.1007/BF02944291
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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.