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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Christ Hospital First in U.S. to Implant New Bare Metal Stent

Physicians at The Christ Hospital are first in the U.S. to implant the OMEGA bare metal stent as part of a clinical trial sponsored by Boston Scientific. This trial will test the OMEGA(tm) Platinum Chromium Bare-Metal Coronary Stent System for safety and efficacy in the treatment of coronary artery disease. Dean Kereiakes, MD, principal investigator for the study at The Christ Hospital, treated the first U.S. patient in the study. The patient, an 68-year-old man from Harrison, Ohio, is doing well and is available for interview.

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