Stents

July 22, 2014 — Boston Scientific announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system, the company's latest-generation bare-metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery d...

April 16, 2014 — Abbott announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) in the United States, Japan and China. Combined, the U.S., Japan and China ac...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Abbott’s Supera Peripheral Stent System to treat people with blocked blood vessels in the upper leg caused by peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Privately held Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) signed a structured buyout agreement with Terumo Corp. Under the agreement, ART and Terumo Corp. will collaborate in the development of a drug eluting bioresorbable scaffold or stent, intended...

Patient Enrollment REDUCE Sudy Combo Dual Therapy Stent OrbusNeich
OrbusNeich announced first patient enrollment in the Randomized Evaluation of short-term Dual anti platelet therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome...
Biotronik Enrollment Completion SFA Arm BIOFLEX-I Study Pulsar-18 4-French
Biotronik announced the completion of patient enrollment in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) arm of its BIOFLEX-I clinical trial, an U.S. Food and Drug...
Tryton Side Branch Stent EXTENDED Access Registry
Tryton Medical Inc. announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the EXTENDED Access Registry (Tryton IDE XA registry), a single arm clinical study of...
July 30, 2014 — OrbusNeich announced the first patient has been enrolled in the Multinational Abluminal Sirolimus Coated BiO-Engineered StenT (MASCOT) post-...
Boston Scientific received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system, the
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Medinol Ltd. Presillion plus...
The Assurant Cobalt Iliac Balloon-Expandable Stent System from Medtronic is the first balloon-expandable stent made from a cobalt-chromium...
Abbott Vascular’s RX Herculink Elite Renal Stent System is a balloon-expandable, cobalt chromium, laser-cut stent used to re-open narrowed...

Articles

A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost-conscience environment of healthcare reform, there needs to...
Medtronic announced it is purchasing Covidien in a cash-and-stock deal for $42.9 billion. Once the transaction is completed, Medtronic will have significantly...
Strokes kill nearly 130,000 Americans every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because approximately 30 percent of strokes are...
Elixir Medical Corp. DESolve 100 CE mark
Elixir Medical Corp. received CE mark approval for its DESolve 100 Novolimus Eluting Bioresorbable Coronary Scaffold System.

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...