Spotlight On Coronary Stents

Although interventional cardiology can involve a wide variety of procedures and technologies, we are focusing on coronary stents, one of the largest categories of supply spend in hospitals. Although the use of balloon angioplasty was initially pioneered in the 1960s and 1970s, stenting of the coronary vessels didn’t catch on as a standard treatment until the last 20 years.

Coronary Stents

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