Preliminary data on CardioCoil highlight self-expanding snags
This article was originally published in Clinica
The nitinol CardioCoil (InStent) provides adequate support through its intrinsic self-expanding properties. However, post- implantation balloon dilation is necessary to ensure complete expansion, Dr Rafael Beyar of the Rambam Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel, told cardiologists at the ACC annual meeting. He made the comments while presenting data on the first 51 patients.