Drug-Eluting-Balloon Angioplasty in Tunisian population versus Everolimus-platinum-chrome-stent for de-novo coronary lesion


Nadhem Hajlaoui
Aymen Noamen
Ahmed Ben Amara
Haythem Raddaoui
Abdeddayem Haggui
Wafa Fehri


Research Problem: Drug-eluting balloon (DEB) angioplasty is a well-established treatment modality for in-stent restenosis, however its safety
and efficacy in de-novo lesion especially in large vessel remains undetermined. Theoretically, DEB sight to eliminate stent thrombosis and
reduce restenosis rates by leaving no metal behind.

Aim: To compare the results of angioplasty of de novo lesions by DEB (SEQUENT PLEASE) versus DES (Promus Premier and Promus Elite)
in a Tunisian population.
The endpoints will be primarily the Late Lumen Loss at 12 months and secondarily the Major Cardiovascular Event rate (MACE) at 12 months.
Investigative process: This is a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial including 290 patients with chronic coronary disease or non-ST
elevation myocardial infarction with de novo lesions.
After coronarography, angiographic parameters concerning lesion location and quantitative analysis will be collected. Patients will be treated
with DEB or DES according to their allocation group. Before removal of the guide, post-procedural angiographic parameters will be evaluated.
Follow-up will be performed for 12 months and an angiographic examination will be performed either as an emergency or at 12 months. The
significance level will be 5%. A univariate analysis will be performed to search for predictive factors of MACE.

Research Plan: Ethical considerations will be undertaken and respected. The study will run for 15 months starting August 25, 2021

Trial registration: NCT05516446


risk assessment - coronary artery disease - drug-eluting stents - angioplasty - balloon - coronary - coronary restenosis - revascularization - paclitaxel



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