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  • Unit 8.5a: Sirolimus-Eluting Stent: A Comprehensive Overview

    Martin B. Leon, MD — Columbia University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Research Foundation

    Duration:1 hour


    Faculty Disclosure

    Nothing to Disclose


    Learning Objectives

    • Describe sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) components and drug actions
    • Explain the angiographic and clinical results of randomized trials comparing SES and bare metal stents (BMS)
    • Review the effects of SES in complex lesion subsets
    • Discuss the frequency of early and late stent thrombosis after SES implantation