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020 Effects of drug eluting stents in cerebral stent angioplasty
  1. M Baik
  1. Neurosurgery, Holy Family Hospital, Bucheon, Republic of Korea

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Purpose: In-stent restenosis following stent angioplasty of medium size intracranial arteries is a major problem. Despite the well known favorable results of drug eluting stents (DES) in coronary arterial disease, application of DES to cerebral arteries is very limited. We report our results of intracranial stent angioplasty using DES.

Methods and Materials: From December 2003 to December 2007, stent angioplasty with DESs were tried …

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