Biodegradable Stents Hold Up
PARIS — The next generation of drug-eluting stents that do a disappearing act, whether with a biodegradable polymer or an entirely bioabsorbable platform, appears to be holding up to conventional stents over the short term.
'Parachute' Promising for Heart Failure
PARIS — A percutaneous device that walls off part of the left ventricle to help failing hearts appears to have a big impact on outcomes, pilot study results showed.
Bigger BP Drop Goal for Renal Denervation
PARIS — More dramatic blood pressure reductions may be on the horizon for patients with resistant hypertension given the phalanx of renal denervation systems under development.