What is the role of absorbable stents in acute MI?

What is the role of absorbable stents in acute MI?

This video will talk on the role of absorbable stents in acute MI by Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket. These absorbale stents are mostly used in young patients and are absorbed. These patients do not have to take dual antiplatelet therapy after 3 years.Dr. Viveka will highlight that the data from ABSORB 2 & 3 has shown that the risk of stent thrombosis in absorbable stents have increased significantly. Therefore it is advisable not to use absorbable stents in such conditions.