cardiology
Interventional cardiology

TGA issues warning on absorbable stent

The TGA is warning cardiologists that treating patients with the Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS, Abbott Vascular) may increase the risk of major adverse cardiac events. In a safety alert issued late Monday the regulator said the stent was associated with greater rates of cardiac death, heart attack, and the need for an additional procedure ...

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