EUREKA Project Has Developed A New Generation Of Stent

Mon, 25 Sep 2006 12:00 PM EST

... EUREKA project E! 3147 DRUG ELUTING STENT has developed a new generation of stent - a wire mesh tube. This medical device keeps the coronary artery open while controlling the dose of medication and preventing blockage and excessive scaring. Coating the stent in biodegradable polymer containing the exact dose of medication ensures its total release and avoids potentially toxic drug retention. [click link for full article] ...