[Coronary stents: 30 years of medical progress].

Abstract

The history of interventional cardiology has been marked by several technologic revolutions since the late 1970s. The first key step was the use of inflatable balloon angioplasty as an alternative to CABG surgery for coronary revascularization, followed by intracoronary delivery of bare metal stent (BMS) and drug eluting stents (DES) to drastically reduce… (More)
DOI: 10.1051/medsci/20143003019

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