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Kirigami Stent for Localized Drug Delivery

Researchers at MIT have developed a kirigami-style stent that can provide localized drug delivery through needle-like projections that pop out when the stent is extended. The ‘spines’ on the stent’s surface deliver drug-loaded microparticles into the surrounding tissue, allowing for sustained drug release for an extended period. The technology is well suited to administering drugs… Read More »

How long does cardiac stent last

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are how long does cardiac stent last-topic and not abusive. Fischman notes, if you are a smoker, quit. In fact, 21 percent of the PCI group required another stent within six months, while 60 percent of the treated vessels required re-stenting. When the operation is… Read More »