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Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, on BIOSCIENCE trial

September 1, 2014

BARCELONA, Spain – Watch Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, discuss results of the BIOSCIENCE trial, which compared a novel, ultrathin strut biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent with a durable polymer everolimus-eluting stent for percutaneous coronary revascularization.

Results showed that biodegradable polymer stents were noninferior to the durable polymer stents for reducing the rate of target lesion failure at 1 year. Itchhaporia, past chair of the ACC Board of Governors, Robert and Georgia Roth Endowed Chair for Excellence in Cardiac Care and director of disease management at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Newport Beach, Calif., said the data are provocative and require further study.

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Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, on BIOSCIENCE trial

September 1, 2014
BARCELONA, Spain – Watch Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC, discuss results of the BIOSCIENCE trial, which compared a…
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