In This SectionTexas Health Research & Education Institute
Disease or Condition
Heart / Stent
HUD Study - Coronary Stent for Cardiac Arterial Perforation (Heart / Stent)
This is not a research study, the Humanitarian device, JoStent Graftmaster coronary stent will be used in the event of a cardiac arterial perforation. The device is a small tube that can be placed in an artery allowing the physician to seal the arterial wall and reduce bleeding or death.
This is not a research study Patients who have a arterial perforation and there is minimal risk for long term anticoagualtion therapy.
Patient who has allergies to surgical stainless steel and are unable to receive antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy.
Placement must be select for patients having history of vascular complications, bleeding events or high risk for thrombosis. This device could increase the risk of such complication.