Doctors develop disappearing stent for heart patients

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by KING 5 HealthLink

KING5.com

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 7:11 PM

Updated Friday, Mar 29 at 12:28 PM

Patients with clogged arteries soon may have another treatment option. First came metal stents, then drug-coated stents. Now there's a stent that disappears. Meet one of the first patients in the U.S. to get one.

Related links:

U.S. National Instututes of Health: A Clinical Evaluation of Absorb™ Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold

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