Virtue Sirolimus-Eluting Balloon Helps Prevent Restenosis without Stents

When plaques cause arterial vessels to narrow, intravascular balloons are usually used to widen the lumen. Sirolimus and its analogues are drugs that are commonly used to prevent restenosis. Because blood flows rapidly through, stents coated with the drug have been used to treat the area by slowly releasing sirolimus and the like into the surround (Read more...)

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