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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a final rule for the unique device identification system (UDI) that, once implemented, will provide a consistent way to identify...

Cardiologists are increasingly accessing coronary arteries by way of the wrist rather than the groin to insert life-saving stents into patients with blocked arteries, according to the first broad...

August 28, 2013 — Effective Oct. 1, Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent qualifies for new-technology add-on payments under Medicare’s hospital inpatient prospective...

mGuard stent, STEMI

InspireMD Inc. announced new six-month results from the MASTER trial demonstrating that the MGuard embolic protection stent (EPS) outperformed bare metal stents and drug-eluting stents in all-...

University of Maryland Medical Center Genetic-Testing Program Cardiac Stent

Patients with coronary artery disease who undergo treatment at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) now can receive long-term therapy based on information found in their genes. As part...

Elixer bioresorbable stent

Elixir Medical Corp. announced it received CE (Conformité Européenne) mark approval for its DESolve Novolimus-eluting bioresorbable coronary stent scaffold system. The scaffold is...

bioresorbable stent, zinc stent

University of Michigan researchers said the preliminary results of using biresorbable zinc stents were amazing, with corrosion rates exactly where they need to be for a stent successful platform...

For patients who received stents to restore blood flow through the main arteries supplying blood to the brain, inflating a tiny balloon inside the arteries after implantation of the stent ...

Boston Scientific received CE mark approval for the Promus Premier everolimus-eluting platinum chromium coronary stent system, the company's next-generation durable polymer drug-eluting stent (DES...

Absorb, Abbott

The interventional cardiology market includes, but is not limited to, drug-eluting stents, bare-metal stents, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) and cutting balloon catheters....