Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Leesburg Regional Medical Center First in Central Florida to Offer Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent

Dr. Srinivas Attanti implanted a patient last week with the world’s first FDA-approved dissolving heart stent. The Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold is a major advance in the treatment of coronary artery disease, which affects 15 million people in the United States and remains a leading cause of death worldwide despite decades of therapeutic advances.

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