Tag: stent thrombosis

Absorb now available in the USA following FDA approval

Five years after receiving the CE mark, Abbott Vascular’s bioresorbable vascular scaffold (Absorb) has been granted FDA approval—making it the first fully dissolving scaffold...

Risk of device thrombosis may be significantly higher with Absorb than...

A network meta-analysis, published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, indicates that three contemporary drug-eluting stents—Xience (a cobalt-chromium everolimus-eluting stent; Abbott Vascular), Promus (a platinum-chromium everolimus-eluting...