When should we use bare metal stents in acute MI?

When should we use bare metal stents in acute MI?

In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will discuss about when to use bare metal stents in acute MI. He explains that the first generation stents use to have risk of stent thrombosis and when the arteries size was bigger, bare metal stents were used. But now in third generation stents, there are no such indications for using bare metal stents except for economical reason. He will also discuss the conditions when the bare metal stents are used.