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Editorial comment on “Long-term outcomes following drug-eluting balloons versus thin-strut drug-eluting stents for treatment of recurrent restenosis in drug-eluting stents”

Osama Shoeib1, Francesco Burzotta2
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0146
Pubmed: 35703432
  1. Department of Cardiology, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt
  2. Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

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