A new drug-eluting stent that does not live up to its promise

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Abstract

Drug-eluting stents are an established treatment option for coronary artery disease, although they are not without their problems. The MAHOROBA® stent attempts to harness the theoretical advantages of both tacrolimus and polymer degradation, but has proved not to be effective in the treatment of de novo coronary lesions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)500-501
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Cardiology
Volume6
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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