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Table 1 Stent diameter used according to the vessel diameter

From: Self-expanding nitinol stents of high versus low chronic outward force in de novo femoropopliteal occlusive arterial lesions (BIOFLEX-COF trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Nominal stent diameter (mm)  
Vessel diameter (mm) Pre-dilatation LifeStent Pulsar-18 Post-dilatation
4–4.5 3 6 4 4
4.6–5.5 4 6 5 5
5.6–6.5 5 7 6 6
6.6–7.0 6 8 7 7