Archivio: December 2011

Stent

They are small tubes inserted into coronary arteries during transcutaneous angioplasty intervention  and some of them are able to elute drugs into vessel lumen wall to prevent restenosis. Coronary angioplasty has revolutionised the treatment of coronary atherosclerotic disease since its appearance in the mid 70. The introduction of coronary stenting has represented an important step Continue Reading