FDA Approves Abbott Absorb First-of-a-Kind Dissolvable Heart Stent

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Abbott Absorb, the first fully-dissolving heart stent in the US. Abbott’s Absorb GT1 is approved and available in over 100 countries outside the US and now has the go-ahead from the FDA. The GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) System is made from pol(L-lactide), which is a[…]