Longitudinal compression of the platinum-chromium everolimus-eluting stent during coronary implantation: predisposing mechanical properties, incidence and predictors in a large patient cohort
Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, 06/01/2012
Leibundgut G et al. – The Element stent exhibits the lowest overall longitudinal strength compared with 4 contemporary platforms. Longitudinal compression of the Element stent is a rare complication and occurs more frequently in ostial or bifurcation lesions and with multiple stents.