Drug Eluting Stents
Anti-Inflammatory Approach to Prevent
Restenosis After Stent Implantation

Edited By Yanming Huang
November 2003
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-327-8
133 pages, Illustrated, 6 " x 9 "
$57.50 Paper Original


This is a Ph.D. dissertation. Role of Inflammation in the Pathogenesis of Restenosis, Local Drug Delivery Using Drug Eluting Stents, In Vitro Stent Implantation, Optimalization of Local Methylprednisolone Delivery to Inhibit Inflammatory Reaction and Neointimal Hyperplasia of Coated Coronary Stents, Cytochalasin Polymer Coated Stents Reduce Neointimal Formation in a Porcine Coronary Model, Long-Term Biocompatibility Evaluation of a Biodegradable Polymer Coated Stent in a Porcine Coronary Stent Model, Methotrexate Loaded SAE-Coated Coronary Stents Reduce Neointimal Hyperplasia in a Porcine Coronary Model, Local Methylprednisolone Delivery Using a Biodivysio Phosphorycholone Coated Drug Delivery Stents Reduces Inflammation and Neointimal Hyperplasia in a Porcine Coronary Stent Model, Stent Based Dexamethasone Delivery: From Pre-Clinical Data to the Stride Trial, General Discussions and Conclusions.

Cardiology
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