Contemporary Use of Drug-eluting Stents.

  title={Contemporary Use of Drug-eluting Stents.},
  author={William W. Chu and Ron Waksman},
  journal={Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine},
  volume={7 1},
Since the era of balloon angioplasty, stents have been a revolutionary advance in the treatment of severe coronary artery disease. However, one of the major limitations is in-stent restenosis. Although brachytherapy was found to be an effective treatment, the goal remains to develop a kind of stent that will not restenose. The emergence of drug-eluting… CONTINUE READING