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Coronary Drug-Eluting Stent


Drug-eluting stents (DES) are a standard metallic coronary stent with a polymer coating and an antiproliferative drug, which allows drug elution into the coronary wall for weeks to months after stent implantation.


Drug-eluting stents (DES), coronary

Durable polymer drug-eluting stents

Boston Scientific

TAXUS, ION (coated with paclitaxel)

PROMUS: ELEMENT, PREMIER (coated with everolimus)

Cordis – CYPHER (coated with sirolimus)

Abbott – XIENCE: XPEDITION, V, PRIME (coated with everolimus);

Medtronic – ENDEAVOR, RESOLUTE (coated with zotarolimus)

Bioabsorbable polymer drug-eluting stent

Boston Scientific – SYNERGY (coated with Everolimus)

Abbot – ABSORB (coated with Everolimus)

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