The Infinnium® Paclitaxel Eluting Stent features a biodegradable polymer that is fully absorbed after 7 months. The proven drug Paclitaxel selectively inhibits smooth muscles cells* and thus favors rapid re-endothelialization.
*Limus drugs inhibit both smooth muscle cells AND endothelial cells.
> complete Paclitaxel elution in 48 days
> competitive late lumen loss:
in-stent 0.38 mm, in-segment 0.18 mm @ 9M
> no residual polymer after 7 months
> low crossing profile: 0.036" for 3.0 mm