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Discussion BoardReply was posted 09/09/2002 06:13 pm by Anonymous
I do not know much on the specifics, but I recently asked this question to my
mothers oncologist at MD Anderson. In his opinion, the metal type was not as
favorable because it is not replaceable once it is in place. I was told the
life of the stint is usually not the problem, but instead the size needs to
be modified over time. I had heard Boston Scientific had a longer lasting
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