Vascular brachytherapy

Complex and difficult process associated with late thrombosis and coronary artery restenosis

Enhances long-term results in bare-metallic stent restenosis when added to balloon angioplasty.

Only proven therapy for treating in-stent restenosis as an adjunct to successful percutaneous coronary revascularization.

Involves the transient placement of a beta-emitting or gamma-emitting source within an indwelling coronary catheter.

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