This is the article published in the International Journal of Cardiology 214 (2016) 225–227.
Biovascular scaffolds and reversible coronary aneurysm
Bernardo Cortese (a,⁎), Pedro Silva Orrego (a), Kazuyuki Yahagi (b), Renu Virmani(b)
(a) Interventional Cardiology, A.O. Fatebenefratelli Milano, Italy
(b) CVPath Institute, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
(⁎) Corresponding author at: Interventional Cardiology, A.O. Fatebenefratelli Milano, Bastioni di Porta Nuova 21, 20100 Milano, Italy. E-mail address:email@example.com (B. Cortese)
Late acquired scaffold malapposition is a possible complication, whose mechanism and clinical consequences are not yet definitely addressed. However, the natural fate of resorption with inflammation resulting in aneurysm and ectasia with subsequent healing of the currently available BVS could be responsible for the temporary nature of this phenomenon.
Supplementary data to this article can be found online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.03.167