New-generation drug-eluting stents (DES) appear to be associated with improved angiographic and clinical outcomes when compared to drug-coated balloon (DCB) in patients with coronary in-stent restenosis. A meta-analysis of five randomised controlled trials found patients treated with new-generation DES had a significant increase of acute luminal gain and a reduction of per cent diameter stenosis ...
Stents win over balloons in restenosis interventions
By Mardi Chapman
2 Mar 2018