Dissolving Heart Stent Now Available at Sanford
Oct 30, 2016 10:59AM ● Published by MED Magazine
The Heart Hospital is the first facility in a six-state-radius to offer Abbott’s Absorb stent.
“Traditionally, we’d treat a patient with coronary artery disease with a metal stent, and it would
Sanford Heart Hospital has been a clinical trial site for the Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold device for the past three years. It was FDA approved this summer and Sanford’s interventional cardiology team has undergone extensive training to be certified to perform the surgery. Sanford plans to eventually offer the technology outside of Sioux Falls, as well.