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INTERVIEW: Bioabsorbable Stents? No, Drug-Filled Stents Is Way Forward, Says Medtronic Cardiac Intervention CMO

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The world’s largest medtech pureplay, Medtronic, believes drug-filled stents (DFSs) will be a major advance in coronary stent technology, which is why it is bypassing bioabsorable technologies like Abbott’s Absorb BVS stent and planning its next steps toward bringing DFSs to market.

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