[Bioresorbable scaffolds - nobody is perfect (yet)].

The new generation drug eluting stents have improved the results of coronary angioplasty by reducing the rate of instent restenosis and stent thrombosis compared to earlier devices, due to the thinner stent struts and improved or bioresorbable polymers. But permanent metallic stent struts may have some long term harmful effects such as inducing late… CONTINUE READING