TOPIC: GS PAPER III SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
What is stent?
In medicine, a stent is a metal or plastic tube inserted into the lumen of an anatomic vessel or duct to keep the passageway open, and stenting is the placement of a stent.
Types of stent:
Almost five years after it launched cardiac stents that could be absorbed within an artery over a three-year period announced it would stop selling them due to “low commercial sales”.
It cost more to make Absorb stents than what we could sell it for—making it unsustainable—and, therefore, it had to be discontinued..
FIRST GENERATION TECHNOLOGY:
The maximum number of bioresorbable stents in India. One of the reasons the company has stopped manufacturing the current (bioresorbable vascular scaffold) is that it is concentrating on the next generation ones.
The safety concerns related to implantation of the stents, especially during the 2012-2013 periods. The safety issues were addressed in 2014-2015 when the deployment techniques were modified. That every “device needs to have uniform and good results for every doctor, there is a need to take the bioresorbable stent to the next level.
QUESTION RELATED TO THIS TOPIC:
Q1) Write a short note on different types of cardiac stents and their uses. In India most patients cannot afford these stents. What measures has government taken to make them affordable? Examine.
Times of India, 18 Nov
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