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Cook, Zilver PTX, stent, expanding, delivery sheath

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent. It is the first device of its kind on several fronts to go...

October 23, 2012 — In the DEBATE-SFA trial, researchers found that the use of a paclitaxel drug-eluting balloon (DEB) to widen the artery prior to implanting a self-expanding nitinol stent yielded...

Zilver PTX Randomized Controlled Trial Stents Peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Three-year data from the Zilver PTX randomized controlled trial of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal disease from Cook Medical demonstrate 70.7 percent primary patency in the...

Cook Medical Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent

Following Health Canada approval, Cook Medical has made the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent available to physicians across Canada. Designed to restore blood flow in obstructed iliofemoral...

Boston Scientific Promus Element Plus BTK Stent

Boston Scientific has launched the Promus Element Plus BTK (Below The Knee) everolimus-eluting stent system in European countries for the treatment of certain severe peripheral artery lesions. The...

August 22, 2012 — Authors of an article in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy have evaluated the effectiveness of endovascular brachytherapy using liquid beta-emitting rhenium-...

August 15, 2012 — Previously unreleased three-year data from the Zilver PTX randomized controlled trial of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal disease indicate that Cook Medical’s...

Aug. 8, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Abbott’s Omnilink Elite Vascular Balloon-Expandable Stent System for the treatment of iliac artery disease. This...

July 12, 2012 — Terumo Interventional Systems, a strategic business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, announced the completion of U.S. patient enrollment...

July 3, 2012 — Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc., a leading developer of next generation peripheral arterial, venous, neurovascular and biliary stents, announced that it has extended its CE...

May 23, 2012 -- Boston Scientific Corp. announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval and market launch of the Epic Vascular Self-Expanding Stent System. The Epic Stent is designed to open...

May 17, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. announces CE mark and European market launch of the Innova Self-Expanding Bare-Metal Stent System, which is designed to treat peripheral vascular...

March 16, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the premarket approval (PMA) application for the Covidien EverFlex self-expanding peripheral stent system.

March 6, 2012 — In a development that brings advanced combination therapy treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) to Japanese patients for the first time, Cook Medical has received PMDA...

January 18, 2012 — Boston Scientific reported nine-month clinical endpoint data from its ORION trial, demonstrating positive outcomes for the Epic self-expanding nitinol stent in patients with...

Abbott announced the initiation of ESPRIT I, a first-of-its-kind clinical trial in Europe evaluating the safety and performance of the novel Esprit drug-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (...

November 4, 2011 — Medtronic Inc. announced approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Assurant Cobalt Iliac Balloon-Expandable Stent System.

November 1, 2011 – Boston Scientific released the schedule of its major events and product-related clinical research for the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) 23rd annual Transcatheter...

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review panel has given its unanimous recommendation for the market approval of the Zilver PTX stent. It is the first device of its kind on several fronts...

October 5, 2009 – In a breakthrough development that could dramatically reduce the number of leg amputations and painful bypass graft surgeries performed annually on European patients, a first-of-...