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Theoretical and Natural Science

Vol. 24, 20 December 2023

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Comparison of properties of cardiac vascular stent materials

Wenjia Huang * 1
1 University of British Columbia

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Theoretical and Natural Science, Vol. 24, 88-93
Published 20 December 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Wenjia Huang. Comparison of properties of cardiac vascular stent materials. TNS (2023) Vol. 24: 88-93. DOI: 10.54254/2753-8818/24/20231108.


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a serious threat to human health and life, an important public safety issue, and one of the leading causes of death in the world. Typically, the treatment involves implanting stents in the patient's blood vessels to support the vessels and keep the blood flow open so that oxygen and nutrients can be delivered. This paper will discuss and compare the three main categories of vascular stent materials: 1) organic materials; 2) inorganic materials; and 3) composite materials. Existing bio-organic materials are mostly organic materials that exist in large quantities in the human body and are mostly used as bio-coatings applied to metal bodies, in addition to polyester cardiovascular scaffolds, which are a major category for future development. Inorganic materials are currently the main components of cardiovascular scaffolds, mainly metals, and bio-ceramics. Metals, as the earliest basic materials utilized by mankind, also play a major role in cardiovascular scaffolds. To enhance some specific properties of existing cardiovascular scaffolds, composite materials have been developed, and in the field of materials engineering composite materials are regarded as a major project for future development. This paper will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each material in turn and explore the future direction of materials in this field. The development of cardiac vascular stent materials will make up for the deficiencies in clinical medicine that cannot be solved by drug-based therapies and is an indispensable part of the development of human science and technology.


cardiovascular stents, material engineering, in-stent restenosis


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