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Coronary stenting with bioabsorbable materials? Greek to me
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Stents dissolve
Stents are traditionally made of metal alloys.
Newer devices are being made of materials that may be absorbed by the body after an interval long enough for the healing process to no longer need the structural support of traditional metal stents.

In brief: Stents dissolve
Stents are traditionally made of metal alloys.
Newer devices are being made of materials that may be absorbed by the body after an interval long enough for the healing process to no longer need the structural support of traditional metal stents.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Emerging technology
Absorbable materials are attractive to surgeons since they leave nothing behind, however this is a new technology and will have a lot of kinks to work out.

In brief: Emerging technology
Absorbable materials are attractive to surgeons since they leave nothing behind, however this is a new technology and will have a lot of kinks to work out.
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
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