FANTOM® Encore Tyrocore Bioresorbable Scaffold is a drug-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold developed as an alternative to metallic stents for the treatment of coronary artery disease. It is made from Tyrocore, Reva’s proprietary polymer designed specifically for vascular scaffolds. Tyrocore is the First Polymer Invented for BRS, it was Invented in Collaboration between REVA Medical & Rutgers University
After restoration of blood flow, scaffolds support the artery through the healing process and then disappear (or “resorb”) from the body over a period of time. This resorption is intended to allow the return of natural movement and function of the artery.