Stents

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for stents, also called vascular scaffolds. Stents are used to help prop open a vessel treated by balloon angioplasty because of the barotrauma caused by the extreme stretching of vessel walls. The stent enables to vessel to heal in an open position with collapsing. Drug eluting stents (DES) are coated in anti-proliferative drugs to precent scar tissue growth which can cause restenosis and occlude the vessel. DES require antiplatelet therapy because the drug carrier polymer on DES can cause thrombus inside the stent, even years after treatment, which is why bare metal stents are still used in some patients. This page includes news on coronary stents, carotid stents, peripheral stents, bioresorbable stents, and renal stents. 

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July 21, 2022 — Robocath, a company that designs, develops and commercializes innovative robotic platforms for the ...

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July 5, 2022 — A BIO-RESORT subgroup analysis of outcomes in small coronary vessels (<2,5mm) evaluated the efficacy and ...

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Here is what you and your colleagues found to be most interesting in the field of cardiology during the month of June
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Here is what you and your colleagues found to be most interesting in the field of cardiology during the month of June ...

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July 1, 2022 — The carotid artery in 81-year-old Reynold Zamora’s neck was nearly completely blocked with plaque ...

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The global vascular graft market size was valued at $4,993.64 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $8,138.68 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 4.98% from 2021 to 2030.
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The global vascular graft market size was valued at $4,993.64 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $8,138.68 ...

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June 2, 2022 — According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Atrium Medical Corporation is recalling the iCa ...

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May 20, 2022 — Results from a real-world study investigating safety and effectiveness of clopidogrel versus aspirin ...

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May 13, 2022 — Vascular diseases are public enemy number one: the leading killers worldwide, accounting for nearly a ...

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April 6, 2022 – Narrowed arteries can restrict blood flow to the heart. One treatment is inserting a stent — a small ...

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News | Stents Carotid

February 28, 2022 – InspireMD, Inc., a global developer of the CGuard Embolic Prevention Stent System (EPS) device for ...

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News | Stents Drug Eluting

February 16, 2022 – Elixir Medical, a developer of innovative, drug-eluting cardiovascular devices, has announced ...

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