Stents Drug Eluting

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for drug eluting stents (DES). These drug coated stents were developed to solve a frequent problem with bare metal stents, which can cause neointimal hyperplasia (scar tissue growth) in some patients. The antiproliferative drugs used on DES prevent the growth of tissue. One downside of DES is the requirement for patients to take long-term antiplatelet therapy to prevent the possible formation of clots on these stents. Newer generation DES use technologies help the vessels heal faster, which may allow reduce the duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT), or use a single drug, usually eliminating aspirin. This section includes news for both metallic and bioresorbable drug-eluting stents and related clinical trial data.

Biotronik announced three-year data from the BIOFLOW-V Trial, which was presented yesterday at the 2020 Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) Congress. The three-year follow-up data demonstrates consistently lower clinical event rates and improvement in patient outcomes, reinforcing the differentiation of the Orsiro coronary drug-eluting stent (DES), which is the first DES to outperform Xience.
News | Stents | February 24, 2020

February 24, 2020 — Biotronik announced three-year data from the...

The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting, peripheral stent.

The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting, peripheral stent.

Feature | Stents | February 11, 2020 | Saloni Walimbe

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are among the leading causes of death across the globe. For patients suffering from...

The final, long-term, patient-level data for the Cook Medical Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES) were evaluated to determine if there is an increased mortality risk due to paclitaxel, but was no difference was seen in the five-year mortality rates compared to control patients. #VIVA19 #VIVA #VIVA2019

The final, long-term, patient-level data for the Cook Medical Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES) were evaluated to determine if there is an increased mortality risk due to paclitaxel, but was no difference was seen in the five-year mortality rates compared to control patients.

 

Feature | Stents Peripheral | November 06, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

November 6, 2019 – The final, long-term, patient-level data for the Cook Medical Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES...

Eluvia and Ranger PAD devices from Boston Scientific. #VIVA19 #VIVA2019 #VIVA
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | November 06, 2019

November 6, 2019 – Boston Scientific announced positive data for two of its devices within the peripheral drug-...

EchoPixel showed technology at TCT 2019 that creates live holograms in the cath lab from 3-D TEE imaging. It projects the holograms on a special display screen that does not require the user to wear 3-D glasses. The interventional cardiologist can use hand movements and a foot switch to move the image around without breaking the sterile field. It offers a new way to visualize catheters, device positioning and deployment for structural heart procedures. #TCT2019 #TCT #TCT19

EchoPixel showed technology at TCT 2019 that creates live holograms in the cath lab from 3-D TEE imaging. It projects the holograms on a special display screen that does not require the user to wear 3-D glasses. The interventional cardiologist can use hand movements and a foot switch to move the image around without breaking the sterile field. It offers a new way to visualize catheters, device positioning and deployment in structural heart procedures. (Photos by Dave Fornell)

Feature | TCT | November 04, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The latest in interventional cardiology clinical data and new device technologies were highlighted at the annual...

People watch the presentation of the five-year EXCEL Trial data by Gregg Stone, M.D., live in the Abbott booth at TCT 2019. Abbott makes the Xience stent used in the trial, which compared equally with long term surgical outcomes. #TCT2019

People watch the live presentation of the five-year EXCEL Trial data by Gregg Stone, M.D., in the Abbott booth at TCT 2019. Abbott makes the Xience stent used in the trial, which compared equally with long-term CABG surgical outcomes. 

Feature | Cath Lab | October 03, 2019

October 3, 2019 – Five-year data from the EXCEL Trial showed patients with left main coronary disease treated with...

Bypass Surgery and Coronary Stenting Yield Comparable 10-Year Survival
News | Cath Lab | September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019 — Ten-year survival rates are similar for...

Superiority of Orsiro Over Xience Demonstrated in STEMI Patients
News | Stents Drug Eluting | September 05, 2019

September 5, 2019 — Biotronik's ultrathin Orsiro stent demonstrated superiority over Xience with respect to target...

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