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Covidien released positive final results from its Durability II study and promising preliminary data from its Definitive AR trial at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2013 conference in...

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Launching a clinical trial expected to serve as the foundation for global regulatory approvals, a physician in...

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AccessClosure Inc. announced an exclusive agreement with Ostial Corp. to distribute the Flash Ostial System Dual Balloon Angioplasty ...

Micell Technologies Inc. announced that a peer reviewed article discussing imaging and clinical results of the...

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Biotronik announced it has completed patient enrollment in the iliac arm of its Bioflex-I trial. Under the supervision of Mark Burket, M.D. and chief, Cardiovascular Division at the University of...

Emergency surgery and advanced cardiac disease are risk factors for major adverse cardiac events (MACE) after noncardiac surgery in patients with recent coronary stent ...

Physicians at the Heart Hospital of Austin, enrolled and successfully treated the first patient in the Roadster study, a global, multicenter ...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft of its proposed updates for the non-clinical engineering tests and recommended labeling for intravascular ...

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Expanding its role in the treatment of peripheral artery disease in the United States, Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Complete...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013...

Patient enrollment has been initiated in a post-market registry for the COMBO Dual Therapy Stent to evaluate its long-term safety and performance in routine clinical practice. The...

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...

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W. L. Gore & Associates has enrolled the first patient in its Gore Carotid Stent clinical study for the treatment of carotid Artery stenosis in patients at increased risk For...

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...

OrbusNeich Medical Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp. have settled all stent-related litigation between the companies.

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The Mount Sinai Medical Center is participating in the nationwide Absorb III clinical trial testing the performance and potential clinical benefits of a fully dissolvable and temporary...

Boston Scientific Concludes Evolve II Clinical Trial Enrollment Synergy Stent

In a significant milestone toward obtaining additional key regulatory approvals for the Synergy drug eluting...

Stents Clinical Trials Benefit Women

Cardiac stents to open blocked heart arteries and reduce chest pain have been used for decades. However, cardiologists have never been certain that women benefitted from their use because clinical...

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...

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According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), efforts to streamline the regulatory approval process in Japan have resulted in the recent entry of numerous devices in the Japanese...