UAB Docs in the Lead on Stent Advance

In July, UAB Hospital became the first in the state to use a new implantable device that dissolves inside the human body to battle coronary artery disease.  The heart surgeons at UAB implanted a biodegradable stent called the Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold System in a patient on July 20, just days after the Food…

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