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Drug-coated vs. Plain Balloon Angioplasty in Bypass Vein Grafts (the DRECOREST I-study).

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Summary of "Drug-coated vs. Plain Balloon Angioplasty in Bypass Vein Grafts (the DRECOREST I-study)."

Stenosis is a known complication in bypass vein grafts for peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of drug-coated balloons (DCB) in the treatment of vein graft stenoses.

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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
ISSN: 1615-5947
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