Stent for Life provides 2,443 services in fiscal year 2022

January 25, 2023  11:57

The state-run Stent for Life program will provide 2,443 services in fiscal year 2022 (December 16, 2021 to December 15, 2022), the Armenian Healthcare Ministry reported.

Stent for Life program provides free installation of one drug-eluting stent for acute myocardial infarction, and aorto-coronary bypass surgery on preferential terms.

Required clinical criteria:

  • Diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction with ST elevation
  • Diagnosis of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction with a troponin score >1000g/L and thrombosis or significantly unstable stenosis of the infarction-responsive oblique artery and one of its marginal branches.
  • Emergency cardiac surgery is performed within 12 hours after the clinical manifestation of ischemic symptoms, including the time of clarification of the diagnosis and transportation of the patient to a medical facility.

The program is carried out in 13 medical institutions, particularly in Yerevan:

  1. Astghik MC
  2. Aramyants MC
  3. Scientific Research Institute of Cardiology named after L. A. Hovhannisyan Astghik MC
  4. Aramyants MC
  5. Cardiology Research Institute after L. A. Hovhannisyan
  6. Sourb Grigor Lusavorich MC
  7. Nork Marash MC
  8. Erebuni MC
  9. Best Life MC
  10. Shengavit MC,
  11. Armenia MC,
  12. Heratsi Hospital Complex


  • MC Vanadzor
  • MC Gyumri
  • Goris Armenian-French Cardiology Center

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