What are the third generation stents?

What are the third generation stents?

The video talks about the third generation stents by Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. The current generation stents are known as the third generation stent. They are very thin and are available with a bio-friendly or bio-degradable polymer. He will also discuss about third generation stents which has a very small amount of polymer and gets absorbed within a month.

Dr. Viveka Kumar

Dr Viveka Kumar is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cath Lab at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from IMS (BHU), Varanasi and later obtained the DM (Cardiology) postdoc, superspeciality degree through GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. Has extensive experience in the field of Cardiac interventions and Electrophysiology. Specializes in complex angioplasties including multivessel, bifurication and left main angioplasties with Rota Ablation, FFR, IVUS, IABP, IMPELLA devices. Has done more than 7500 angioplasties and 2500 balloon valvotomies with good outcomes.

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