The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drug-eluting Stents
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Most angioplasty procedures for coronary artery disease now include placement of stents, which have improved both short- and long-term success rates. The main limitation is restenosis, which occurs in about 25% of patients. Drug-eluting stents intended to reduce the incidence of restenosis have been approved for use in Europe, but not yet in the US. ... more
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