Table 1

Stent platform characteristics

OmegaIntegrityMultilink 8BiomatrixPromus premier
Strut thickness (┬ÁM)81918111281
PhaseInOutInOutIn
Connector number22 and 3334 (proximal three hoops); two for rest
Connector alignment/shapeNon-alignedWeldsAligned; u-bendS-shapedNon-aligned