Lincoln, NE (November 29, 2016) – Doctors at Bryan Heart are the first in Nebraska to implant Absorb, a fully dissolvable heart stent that is safer for patients and restores and expands blood flow to clogged coronary arteries.
“Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, with over half a million Americans losing their life to this condition every year,” said Dr. Scott Coatsworth, cardiologist at Bryan Heart and the first physician in Nebraska to implant the Absorb stent. “This new, bio absorbable stent is proven technology that will provide better results and safer long-term outcomes to our patients. We’re privileged to offer this type of advanced heart care to the people of Nebraska and the region.”
The Absorb stent features several advancements over traditional stents that can help improve patient outcomes: