Tag: bare metal stents

ESC 2017: Alternative strategies needed for treating stenotic lesions in saphenous...

The recent DIVA (Drug-eluting stents vs. bare metal stents in saphenous vein graft angioplasty) trial, which was presented at the European Society of Cardiology...

NORSTENT shows bare metal stents have improved

The NORSTENT (Norwegian coronary stent trial) study, which was presented at the 2016 European Society of Cardiology congress (27–31 August, Rome, Italy) found no...

ESC 2016: Bare metal stents inferior to drug-eluting stents for saphenous...

Data from a new study, BASKET-SAVAGE, indicate that patients who receive a drug-eluting stent when undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in a saphenous venous...

ESC 2016: Drug-eluting stents are still preferred despite no long-term survival...

The results of NORSTENT (Norwegian coronary stent trial) indicate that second-generation drug-eluting stents do not significantly reduce the long-term risk of all-cause mortality compared...