ASPECT–IVUS SubstudyASian Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent Clinical Trial–IVUS substudy. A substudy of the ASPECT trial which evaluated the effect of a paclitaxel coating on in-stent intimal hyperplasia, using intravascular ultrasonography.
Primary endpoint Angiographic intrastent intimal hyperplasia at follow-up.
Conclusion Paclitaxel-coating decreased in-stent neointimal tissue proliferation, without edge restenosis or major late malapposition.
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