A drug eluting stent (or DES) is a device that is designed to keep the coronary artery open by placing a latticed piece of stainless steel in the vessel after balloon angioplasty. They are coated in a drug that it supposed to aid in the prevention of restenosis (re-blocking of the vessel). Since the FDA approved their use in 2003 they have become a popular (and lucrative, an estimated $5 billion dollar industry) tool by physicians to prevent heart attacks in patients. If you or a loved one has been involved with a drug eluting stents accident, it is important you contact an attorney to discuss your legal options. We encourage you to use our search by state lawyer referral and attorney referral map to find the American Justice Network attorney that is nearest you.
Unfortunately these devices, which have already been used in millions of procedures, have been found to be ticking time bombs. The medication coating has been linked severe allergic reactions, thrombosis, and higher death rates for cardiac related illnesses then their drug free counterparts.
It is important that if you currently have one of these medical devices that you have regular checks ups and ask your physician to keep you properly informed of the associated dangers of these products. If you, or a loved one, has been the victim of its dangerous side effects then it is strongly recommended that you receive legal advise from an attorney to discuss your compensatory options.
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