Future outlook for drug eluting stents

  title={Future outlook for drug eluting stents},
  author={Kumar Vedantham and Somali Chaterji and J Kitsongsermthon and Kd Park},
Abstract This chapter provides an overview of drug eluting stents (DESs), discussing their evolution from bare metal stents. The chapter begins by addressing mechanisms of restenosis and various platforms for DES that has been developed before to overcome these complications. Also, the shortcoming of DES with respect to thrombosis has been critically reviewed, while providing an insight about the future of DES. The chapter also includes two sections discussing the biodegradable stent platform… CONTINUE READING

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