Reply to: Josef Tacke, et al. The Randomized Freeway Stent Study: Drug-Eluting Balloons Outperform Standard Balloon Angioplasty for Postdilatation of Nitinol Stents in the SFA and PI Segment

  • Haohui He
  • Tao ZhouEmail author
Letter to the Editor




Compliance to Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

The study on which this letter refers to was approved by the local human research ethics committee, and all procedures performed involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the abovementioned study.

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Consent for Publication was obtained for every individual person's data included in the abovementioned study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyThe Third Affiliated Hospital of Southern Medical UniversityGuangzhouChina

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