It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Heart Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-18-2011, 07:35 PM   #1
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: nj
Posts: 98
misty57 HB User
Difference in stents

Hi, Is there a difference between a DES stent and a Cypher Sirolimus-eluting stent. Thanks, Misty

 
Old 02-19-2011, 11:04 AM   #2
Senior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Spain
Posts: 185
jeda HB Userjeda HB Userjeda HB Userjeda HB Userjeda HB User
Re: Difference in stents

DES is the generic name for all of the ones with drugs. The second is one type of DES of a particular brand.

Jesus

 
The Following User Says Thank You to jeda For This Useful Post:
misty57 (02-19-2011)
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
lad stents how long do they last? LESIA30 Heart Disorders 1 05-05-2009 03:23 AM
Anyone else have probs with drug stents? godsproperty000 Heart Disorders 15 01-22-2007 02:29 PM
Cypher Stents! Heart Attack?? godsproperty000 Heart Disorders 9 01-11-2007 05:11 AM
Dangers of Drug Coated Stents!! Ken289 Heart Disorders 9 06-26-2006 09:14 AM
Stents fyzzie Heart Disorders 13 07-13-2005 10:08 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:34 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!