• Course 8: Coronary Stenting (i)

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    Editor: George D. Dangas, MD, PhD
    Initial consideration of coronary stenting is provided, laying out the indications, effects, and potential adverse outcomes of the most widely used interventions to mitigate coronary vascular injury. Included in the sections below are the following topics: balloon angioplasty, coronary stenting from bare metal to drug- eluting systems, with concise review of the scientific literature. Comprehensive review of the drug-eluting stent literature: anatomy of each DES system, reasons for success/failure, clinical trial results, comparative trial results, restenosis patterns and thrombosis time frame after DES.