UF research on CTSAcentral.org: Stents coated with meds can sustain damage, study shows

Heart image from CTSAcentral.org carouselThe national Clinical and Translational Science Awards Consortium website highlighted findings published recently by UF and Duke University researchers in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Co-authored by UF CTSI investigators Carl J. Pepine, M.D., and Christopher D. Batich, Ph.D., the publication showed that the polymer surfaces of drug-eluting stents used to treat coronary artery disease can be damaged during placement, warranting further research. Read more: