Drug-Eluting Stent Design is a Determinant of Drug Concentration at the Endothelial Cell Surface


Although drug-eluting stents (DES) have greatly reduced arterial restenosis, there are persistent concerns about stent thrombosis. DES thrombosis is attributable to retarded vascular re-endothelialization due to both stent-induced flow disturbance and the inhibition by the eluted drug of endothelial cell proliferation and migration. The present… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10439-015-1531-0


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