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Tacke Josef, Müller-Hüisbeck Stephan, Schröder Henrik, Lammer Johannes, Schürmann Karl, Gross-Fengels Walter, Fischbach Roman, Textor Jochen, Boguth Lothar, Loewe Christian, Häuser Hannes, Gschwendtner Manfred, Tepe Gunnar, Pogge Rembert, von Strandmann Stefanie, Stahnke Johannes Dambach, Hausegger Klaus. The randomized freeway stent study: drug-eluting balloons outperform standard balloon angioplasty for postdilatation of nitinol stents in the SFA and PI segment. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2019;42(11):1513–21.
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He, H., Zhou, T. Reply to: Josef Tacke, et al. The Randomized Freeway Stent Study: Drug-Eluting Balloons Outperform Standard Balloon Angioplasty for Postdilatation of Nitinol Stents in the SFA and PI Segment. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol (2020) doi:10.1007/s00270-020-02409-5