Simulating Drug-eluting Stents - Progress Made and the Way Forward

Sean McGinty, Christopher McCormick, Sean McKee, Marcus Wheel, Simon Kennedy, Keith Oldroyd


Drug-eluting stents have significantly improved the treatment of coronary artery disease. Compared with their bare metal predecessors, they offer reduced rates of restenosis and thus represent the current gold standard in percutaneous coronary interventions. Drug-eluting stents have been around for over a decade, and while progress is continually being made, they are not suitable in all patients and lesion types. Furthermore there are still real concerns over incomplete healing and late stent thrombosis. In this paper, some modelling approaches are reviewed and the future of modelling and simulation in this field is discussed.


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Paper Citation

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McGinty S., McCormick C., McKee S., Wheel M., Kennedy S. and Oldroyd K. (2013). Simulating Drug-eluting Stents - Progress Made and the Way Forward . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: BIOMED, (SIMULTECH 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-69-3, pages 664-672. DOI: 10.5220/0004622706640672

in Bibtex Style

author={Sean McGinty and Christopher McCormick and Sean McKee and Marcus Wheel and Simon Kennedy and Keith Oldroyd},
title={Simulating Drug-eluting Stents - Progress Made and the Way Forward},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: BIOMED, (SIMULTECH 2013)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: BIOMED, (SIMULTECH 2013)
TI - Simulating Drug-eluting Stents - Progress Made and the Way Forward
SN - 978-989-8565-69-3
AU - McGinty S.
AU - McCormick C.
AU - McKee S.
AU - Wheel M.
AU - Kennedy S.
AU - Oldroyd K.
PY - 2013
SP - 664
EP - 672
DO - 10.5220/0004622706640672