General Cardiology General Medicine

The BVS Disappearing Stent: Promise, Hype and the Tension Between Progress and Safety

Medicine does not stand still. You want innovation; you want progress. But you also want safety. Millions of patients have coronary stents placed in the arteries supplying blood to the heart. It’s big business. Metal cages placed in the setting of a heart attack can be life saving. In other settings, however, the strongest quality […]