Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds - Are We Facing a Time of Crisis or One of Breakthrough?


Current 2nd-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) have dramatically improved clinical outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention for coronary artery disease. However, DES implantation has major long-term limitations related to the permanent presence of foreign material in the coronary artery. Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) were designed to… (More)
DOI: 10.1253/circj.CJ-17-0152