drug eluting stents

New way to treat heart blocks: Drug eluting balloon


September 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Drug eluting balloon (DEB) technology is a relatively newer and simpler way to treat heart blockages and experts say it is more effective and cheaper ... Read more...

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Everolimus-eluting stent safer, more effective than paclitaxel-eluting stent


May 6th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Everolimus-eluting stents demonstrate enhanced safety and efficacy in the treatment of de novo native coronary artery lesions when compared to paclitaxel-eluting stents, scientists have discovered.Results from the SPIRIT ... Read more...

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Novel computer model to pave way for safer stents


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed new computer models to predict physiologically realistic drug delivery patterns from stents in branched arterial vessels.Scientists including Elazer ... Read more...

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Researcher develops biodegradable stent for hearts patients


November 25th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Stents that keep weakened arteries from collapsing have been true life-savers, but are no longer needed once the arteries are strengthened. Now, a researcher has developed a biodegradable ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents found to be superior in efficacy to bare metal stents Home


May 27th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A study suggests that the use of drug-eluting stents on heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty is more effective and as safe as that of bare-metal stents.Lead researcher Dr. ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents found to be superior in efficacy to bare metal stents


May 7th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A study suggests that the use of drug-eluting stents on heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty is more effective and as safe as that of bare-metal stents.Lead researcher Dr. ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents safer and superior to bare metal stents


March 29th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Drug-eluting stents are much safer and superior to bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks among cardiac patients, according to researchers from Duke University Medical Center.For ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents safer than metallic ones in preventing cardiac deaths


March 29th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Drug-eluting stents (DES) were found to be safer and superior than bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks among 262,700 patients enrolled in a nationwide registry ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stent can treat coronary artery disease


March 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A bioabsorbable, drug-eluting stent appears to be a safe and effective way of treating blocked coronary arteries , according to results from the open-label ABSORB study.Two years ... Read more...

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Drug-coated stents safer for bypass patients


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Drug coated stents are safer for coronary bypass patients as they carry lower risks of complications than bare-metal stents, says a new study.The study is the first large, ... Read more...

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Drug eluting stents do make for better angioplasty outcomes


December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that patients receiving drug eluting stents (DES) stents coated with medication to prevent narrowing of the artery as part of an ... Read more...

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Polymer-free drug-eluting stents may revolutionise treatment of blocked coronary arteries


April 4th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 4 (ANI): A new type of drug-eluting vascular stent, which uses materials found naturally in the human body rather than polymers (plastic), has been found to perform as well ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents as safe and effective than bare-metal ones


November 20th, 2007 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 20(ANI): A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital has found that Drug-eluting stents are as safe and effective as traditional bare-metal stents when used in routine clinical ... Read more...

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