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Modelling drug release from polymer-free coronary stents with microporous surfaces
(Elsevier BV, 2017-12-01)
Traditional coronary drug-eluting stents (DES) are made from metal and are coated with a permanent polymer film containing an anti-proliferative drug. Subsequent to stent deployment in a diseased coronary artery, the drug ...
Sternal metastasis - the forgotten column and its effect on thoracic spine stability
(Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2017-01-01)
Sternal metastases are not studied extensively in the literature. There is a paucity of information on their role in metastatic disease. The concept of the fourth column was described by Berg in 1993, and has been proven ...