Tag: "eluting" at medical news
Coronary surgery -- keeping the way clear
... drug needed The major problem with current drug eluting
stents is that 85% of the drug, which is very toxic, remains in the coronary vessel for the rest of the patient's life because it is bound in the polymer. To remedy this problem, the participants in the project developed a bio-absorbable polymer whic...
ACC Innovation in Intervention: i2 Summit 2006
...ention: i2 Summit 2006 topics will include: Drug eluting
stents and other coronary interventions Peripheral, vascular and non-vascular interventions PCI during AMI and ACS Patient outcomes and quality improvement Pharmacologic therapy for interventional procedures "Innovation in Intervention: i2 Summit 2...
Drug-eluting stents may cause allergic reactions
...nt that allergic reactions to the polymers in drug eluting
stents can occur and all such events should be rep...might be at high risk for hypersensitivity to drug eluting
Columbia study shows women benefit from drug-eluting stents as much as men
...he American College of Cardiology, shows that drug eluting
stents are just as effective and safe in women as ...percutaneous coronary interventions including drug eluting
stents are more dangerous in women and don't provide the same benefit, but our study shows that ther...