Julio Palmaz

Born: 1945
Birthplace: Argentina, Palmaz

Intravascular Stent—The Palmaz® Stent was the first commercially successful intravascular stent. It has revolutionized cardiac care, with more than a million people undergoing coronary artery stenting annually to repair clogged arteries.


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