Date of Award

12-1-2005

Degree Type

Restricted Access Professional Report

Degree Name

Master of Science

Field of Study

Clinical Research Management

Department

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

First Advisor

Annita V. Bens

Second Advisor

Anna Ratka

Third Advisor

Michael Oglesby

Abstract

Kang, Mi Jung. Review of the History of Coronary Stenting, Role and Evolution of Adjunctive Pharmacotherapy and Experience with an Ongoing Drug-Eluting Stent Trial. Master of Science (Clinical Research Management), December 2005, 116 pp., 6 tables, 12 figures, bibliography, 61 titles. The history of stent development with regard to the use of coating materials and eluting drugs, with special emphasis on mechanism of release and duration of action of drugs used in drug-eluting stents, was summarized. The general safety profile of currently used adjunctive pharmacotherapy to coronary stenting, with special emphasis on the clinical trials providing the scientific assessments of the effectiveness and safety of the regimens was reviewed. The enrollment process and the critical role of the Clinical Research Coordinator (CDC) in the process of the implementation of a clinical study with a new drug-eluting stent were described.

Comments

Kang, Mi Jung. Review of the History of Coronary Stenting, Role and Evolution of Adjunctive Pharmacotherapy and Experience with an Ongoing Drug-Eluting Stent Trial. Master of Science (Clinical Research Management), December 2005, 116 pp., 6 tables, 12 figures, bibliography, 61 titles. W 4.8 K16R 2005

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