Stents

Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (FAST) is a prospective, single-arm study designed to assess the safety and performance o...

electronic stent, bioresorbable electronic stent

With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic stents” to monitor a treated lesion site inside a patient’s artery. A Korean-led team re...

Privately-held company Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced CE Mark clearance for its next-generation drug-free, pure bioresorbable scaffold used to treat coronary artery disease. The CE Mark was achieved following the completion of ex...

Abbott announced that it has received CE Mark for the latest advancement of its Absorb stent system, called Absorb GT1. Absorb GT1 combines a fully dissolving stent with a next-generation delivery catheter to help doctors treat people with heart d...

Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (...
Veryan Medical, BioMimics 3D femoropopliteal stent, MIMICS-2 study, PAD
Veryan Medical announced that the first subject has been enrolled in their MIMICS-2 study at Universitäts-Herzzentrum Freiburg in Bad Krozingen, Germany by the...
Medtronic, Protege GPS self-expanding peripheral stent, FDA approval
Medtronic plc announced that its Protégé GPS self-expanding peripheral stent system has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...
carotid artery stenting, outcomes, JACC, Beau Hawkins, Robert Yeh, CARE Registry
Hospitals performing carotid artery stenting vary considerably in rates of in-hospital stroke or death, according to a study published in JACC:...
Medtronic, Protege GPS self-expanding peripheral stent, FDA approval
The Protégé GPS self-expanding peripheral stent system from Medtronic is indicated for the treatment of stenotic lesions of the common and
The Enroute transcarotid neuroprotection system (NPS) from Silk Road Medical Inc. is used to directly access the common carotid artery and...
The Abbott family of Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents—including the Xience V, Xience nano, Xience Prime, Xience Xpedition, and...

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Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting scaffold system. The Fully Absorbable Scaffold Feasibility Study (...
carotid artery stenting, outcomes, JACC, Beau Hawkins, Robert Yeh, CARE Registry
Hospitals performing carotid artery stenting vary considerably in rates of in-hospital stroke or death, according to a study published in JACC:...
electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES
With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials, it is now possible to create “electronic...
ART, PBS, pure bioresorbable scaffold, CE Mark
Privately-held company Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) announced CE Mark clearance for its next-generation drug-free, pure bioresorbable scaffold used...

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