Table 5

Other novel coronary stents

NameManufacturerPlatform materialStrut thickness (µm)Surface modificationDeploymentDrug
Stentys self-apposing stentStentysNitinol 68NoneSelf-expansionNone (sirolimus under investigation)
MGuardInspire MDSS100PET micronet 20 µm mesh (aperture size 150–180 µm)Balloon expansionNone
MGuard primeInspire MDCoCr80PET micronet 20 µm mesh (aperture size 150–180 µm)Balloon expansionNone
  • CoCr, cobalt chromium; PET, polyethylene terephthalate; SS, stainless steel.