Chapter 34. Coronary Stent Technology

  1. Jürgen Haase MD, PhD, FESC, FACC Professor of Medicine Consultant Cardiologist3,
  2. Hans-Joachim Schäfers MD, PhD Professor of Surgery Chair4,
  3. Horst Sievert MD, FESC, FACC Professor of Medicine Head5 and
  4. Ron Waksman MD, FACC Professor of Medicine Associate Director Director6,7
  1. Neville Kukreja MA, MRCP1,
  2. Yoshinobu Onuma MD1 and
  3. Patrick W. Serruys MD, PhD, FESC, FACC Professor of Medicine Head2

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316704.ch34

Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice

Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Kukreja, N., Onuma, Y. and Serruys, P. W. (2010) Coronary Stent Technology, in Cardiovascular Interventions in Clinical Practice (eds J. Haase, H.-J. Schäfers, H. Sievert and R. Waksman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316704.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Kardiocentrum Frankfurt, Klinik Rotes Kreuz, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany

  3. 5

    Department of Cardiology, CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

  4. 6

    Division of Cardiology, Washington, DC, USA

  5. 7

    Experimental Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Interventional Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182775

Online ISBN: 9781444316704

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Keywords:

  • Plain old balloon angioplasty and the arrival of coronary stents;
  • First generation drug-eluting stents;
  • Safety concerns and scope for improvement;
  • Second-generation drug-eluting stents;
  • New permanent metallic platforms;
  • Novel stent coatings;
  • New drugs and combinations;
  • Fully biodegradable platforms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plain old balloon angioplasty and the arrival of coronary stents

  • Developments in bare metal stent technology

  • First generation drug-eluting stents

  • Safety concerns and scope for improvement

  • Second-generation drug-eluting stents

  • New permanent metallic platforms

  • Novel stent coatings

  • New drugs and combinations

  • Fully biodegradable platforms

  • When should drug-eluting stents be used?

  • The future

  • Conclusion

  • Note

  • References