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  • Unit 9.1: IVUS Lessons Regarding Restenosis and Other Complications

    Gary S. Mintz, MD — Cardiovascular Research Foundation

    Duration:1 hour


    Faculty Disclosure

    • Consultant: Volcano Boston Scientific
    • Speakers’ Bureau: Volcano Boston Scientific


    Learning Objectives

    • Examine the effect of early positive remodeling and late negative remodeling on restenosis
    • Understand the role of stent area and length on bare metal stent restenosis
    • Determine the causes of malapposition in bare metal stenting
    • Analyze stent edge recurrence after brachytherapy
    • Review drug-eluting stent failure in CYPHER® and TAXUS® trials