Stents Bioresorbable

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for bioresorbable stents. These devices are also referred to as bioabsorbable stents, bioresorbable scaffolds and dissolving stents.

Videos | Stents Bioresorbable | October 30, 2015

Dean Kereiakes, M.D., medical director of The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, and a lead investigator for...

News | Stents Drug Eluting | October 27, 2015

October 27, 2015 — Results from the multicenter, prospective, randomized PANDA III trial indicate that the BuMA...

Amaranth Fortitute Bioresorbable stent

The Amaranth Fortitute bioresorbable stent was among several fully bioresorbing platforms discussed in sessions, late breaking trial data presentations and on the expo floor at TCT 2015.

Feature | TCT | October 19, 2015 | Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, Clinical Analyst, MD Buyline

There were several overarching technology trends seen at the 2015 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

Amaranth Medical Bioresorbable Scaffold, Fortitude stent
News | Stents Bioresorbable | October 16, 2015

October 16, 2015 — Enrollment has successfully concluded in its multi-center, international CE mark clinical trials...

ABSORB III trial, TCT 2015, bioresorbable vascular scaffold, BVS

Abbott's Absorb bioresorbable stent. Image courtesy of Abbott Vascular

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | October 16, 2015

October 16, 2015 — Results from a clinical trial showed that Abbott's Absorb...

SCAI, new bioabsorbable stent technologies, TCT 2015, Absorb, Synergy

Synergy stent image courtesy of Boston Scientific

News | Stents Bioresorbable | October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 — Two new advances in stent technology announced in recent days further reinforce the effectiveness...

BIOSOLVE-II Trial results, TCT 2015, Biotronik Bioresorbable Magnesium Scaffold
News | Stents Bioresorbable | October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 — Biotronik has announced results from...

Synergy stent
Technology | October 05, 2015

October 5, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Boston Scientific’s Synergy Bioabsorbable...

ABSORB STEMI TROFI II trial, ESC 2015, bioresorbable vascular scaffold, BVS, STEMI patients

Image courtesy of Abbott Vascular

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | September 04, 2015

September 4, 2015 — A drug-eluting coronary stent made of absorbable material performed similarly to gold-standard...

Absorb, BVS, bioresorbable stent
News | Stents Bioresorbable | September 01, 2015

September 1, 2015 — A bioresorbable drug-eluting coronary stent showed similar efficacy and safety results compared...

News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015

August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

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Absorb BVS image courtesy of Abbott

News | Stents Bioresorbable | August 05, 2015

August 5, 2015 — The global market value for...

Boston Scientific, fully absorbable scaffold, FAST study, resorbable
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | July 20, 2015

July 20, 2015 - Boston Scientific has initiated a study of the company's first fully resorbable drug-eluting...

Fantom, REVA Medical, FANTOM II trial, ACC

Fantom image courtesy of REVA Medical Inc.

News | June 05, 2015

June 5, 2015 - REVA Medical Inc. announced the initiation of patient enrollment in the FANTOM II clinical trial of...

electronic stents, bioresorbable electronic stent, BES

An illustration of the bioresorbable electronic stent developed in the Korean study. It uses a magnesium stent which doubles as a wireless transmission antenna, flexible microelectronic sensors for blood flow and temperature, and a polylactic acid polymer coating with embedded drug-filled nanospheres that release the drug only when stimulated by heat or light. Image from ACS Nano.

Feature | Stents | May 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell

With the recent innovation of flexible microelectronic sensor circuits that can be made from bioresorbable materials...

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