Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds for complex chronic total occlusions.

Affiliation

Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, Chiba Prefecture, Urayasu,Japan. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

This analysis of a consecutive series of bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) implanted for complex chronic total occlusions (CTOs) was done to evaluate the potential of this device to avoid a permanent full metal jacket with drug-eluting stents.

Keywords

Bioresorbable scaffold,Chronic coronary occlusion,Drug-eluting stents,Percutaneous transluminal intervention,