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Chapter 16

The Reduction of Restenosis in Cardiovascular Stents

This Chapter presents an overview of the current and emerging strategies and techniques for the reduction of restenosis in cardiovascular stents. The Chapter discusses the importance of intravascular stents and the general technology involved in stents from a clinician's perspective. Stent structure engineering and the issues pertaining to biodegradable stents are discussed along with the novel approaches for stent surface modification.

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Print publication date
14 Nov 2011
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-185-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-336-6