discharge their cargo slowly over several weeks, the period when the vessel is still traumatized from angioplasty and at greatest risk of forming a clog inside the stent
, says cardiologist David J.
Endoscopic followup examinations with a flexible endoscope were performed after removal of the stent
and at the final followup visit.
The Company's novel polymer-free drug eluting technologies based on Hydroxyapatite could also provide an attractive alternative to current polymer-based drug eluting coatings on the stent
market, which have been associated with undesirable medical effects.
The global stents
market is a highly competitive market and all the existing players in this market are involved in developing new and advanced products to maintain their market shares.
Poised to Replace Drug-Eluting Stents
Curiously, 12 people getting an endarterectomy had subsequent heart attacks, compared with 4 in the group getting stents
, possibly because of greater physical stress during endarterectomy, comments Jack V.
Tryton Medical's Side-Branch Stent
([TM]) has all the characteristics of a state-of the art workhorse stent
, providing proven stent
coverage to bifurcation lesions while eliminating the need for provisional stenting.
are small tubular structures used to prop open arteries that have narrowed as a result of vascular disease.
This trial enrolled patients who required smaller, longer stents
and Endeavor RESOLUTE produced initial clinical and angiographic results that show great promise," said Prof.
The Endeavor drug-eluting stent
is in clinical investigations and not yet available in the U.
We are pleased to be able to present the results from our animal studies and to have the opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities of our side branch stent
and ostium protection device during a live case at TCT," said Guy Neev, Cappella's CEO.
thrombosis data on the Endeavor[R] zotarolimus-eluting coronary stent
system following a retrospective review by an independent physician panel