Published in Cardiovascular Week, June 9th, 2008
The Genous stent is coated with an antibody to capture a patient's endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) circulating in the bloodstream. When attracted to the inner surface of the Genous stent, EPCs have been shown to quickly form a healthy layer of endothelium that minimizes stent restenosis and provides protection against stent thrombosis.
"We are pleased to be able to offer the Genous stent to interventional cardiologists in Taiwan," said Teddy Chien, OrbusNeich's chairman. "The introduction of our pro-healing stent...
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