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  • Unit 8.3: Stent Design, Materials, Polymers, and Drugs for DES

    Jeffrey J. Popma, MD — Brigham and Womens Hospital

    Duration:1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    Disclosures not available

    Learning Objectives

    • Discuss the fundamental design differences between various coronary stents
    • Review the impact of different stent designs on the experimental and clinical indices of injury and restenosis
    • Outline the polymer and nonpolymer components of currently available drug-eluting stents
    • Outline the mechanistic differences of the approved drug-eluting stent programs