One-Year Results of the Use of Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold in Patients with Different Forms of Coronary Artery Disease as Compared to a Drug-Eluting Stent

Nabijon P. Yuldashev, PhD¹; Robert J. Gil, PhD²,³; Ravshanbek D. Kurbanov, PhD, ScD¹

¹Republican Specialized Center of Cardiology, Tashkent, Uzbekistan; ²Central Clinical Hospital of the Internal Affairs and Administration Ministry, Invasive Cardiology Dept, Warsaw, Poland; ³Mossakowski Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland

*Corresponding author: Nabijon P. Yuldashev, PhD. Republican Specialized Center of Cardiology,Tashkent, Uzbekistan. E-mail: nabi1975@mail.ru

Published: March 15, 2018.  doi: 10.21103/Article8(1)_OA2

Abstract: 

The aim of this study was to evaluate the immediate and long-term (12 months) clinical and angiographic efficacy of myocardial revascularization using Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in comparison to second-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) in patients with various forms of coronary artery disease (CAD).

Material and Methods: The study included 152 patients with CAD. There were 131 men and 32 women with an average age of 54.6±10.4 years. Patients' data were evaluated retrospectively from the medical records.

Results:

  • Implantation of BVS in patients with different forms of CAD did not cause any angiographic or clinical complications, either at the hospital or at 12-month observation stages, and the results were comparable to those of the DES group.
  • The technique of implanting BVS and the reception of dual antiplatelet therapy are the key factors for achieving positive results in real clinical practice.
  • The use of BVS-frameworks contributes to improving clinical, functional and laboratory indicators, while the observed positive dynamics are comparable to similar data of the DES group.
  • Regardless of the type of implanted stents, the survival rate among CAD patients within 12 months after stenting was 100%, while none of the respondents during this time developed acute MI or recurrence of angina attacks.
Keywords: 
Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold ● drug-eluting stent ● coronary artery disease ● dual antiplatelet therapy
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