Drug eluting stents: Current status and new developments


Ertas G., Van Beusekom H.

ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.12, no.8, pp.676-683, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/akd.2012.220
  • Title of Journal : ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.676-683

Abstract

Despite the favorable impact of drug eluting stents on stent restenosis, their long-term reliability is considered worrisome by some because of stent thrombosis. Often attributed to adverse reactions to the stent platform, both the drugs and polymer characteristics have been further advanced with current technologies. The present review discussed current drug eluting stents and new developments. (Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2012; 12: 676-83)