Coronary artery stretch versus deep injury in the development of in-stent neointima

Gunn, J, Arnold, N, Chan, K H, Shepherd, L, Cumberland, D C and Crossman, DC (2002) Coronary artery stretch versus deep injury in the development of in-stent neointima. Heart, 88 (4). pp. 401-405. ISSN 1355-6037

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Abstract

Stretch of the coronary artery in a stent is common, and a major contributor to neointima formation, even in the absence of deep injury. Deep injury is, however, a more potent stimulus to neointima formation than stretch. Greater degrees of stretch are associated with thicker neointima. Where neither deep injury nor stretch are seen, the stent has no effect upon the development of neointima.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 17 May 2011 15:01
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 20:46
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/30686
DOI: 10.1136/heart.88.4.401

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