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.

Feature | March 27, 2012

March 27, 2012 — Biodegradable polymer drug-eluting stents...

Feature | March 16, 2012 | Mark Paquin

April 15, 2012, will mark the 10th anniversary of the approval of the first drug-eluting...

News | December 22, 2011

December 22, 2011 ­– Abbott today announced the initiation of ESPRIT I, a first-of-its-kind clinical trial in Europe...

News | December 09, 2011

December 9, 2011 — Abbott announced Thursday the initiation of ABSORB II, the first randomized, controlled, multi-...

News | November 15, 2011

November 15, 2011 – Abbott announced positive long-term data from the two-stage ABSORB trial, which is evaluating...

News | November 07, 2011

November 7, 2011 – Abbott announced the company's schedule of key data presentations at the 23rd annual...

News | November 07, 2011

November 7, 2011 – Arterial Remodeling Technologies (ART) reported that in vivo data strongly suggest that its...

News | October 24, 2011

October 24, 2011 — BioCrossroads’ Indiana Seed Fund has announced its twelfth investment...

News | October 18, 2011

October 18, 2011 — Abbott announced the investigational Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) has been...

Feature | October 11, 2011 | Dave Fornell

The Holy Grail sought for more than two decades by interventional cardiology has been proof that minimally invasive...

Feature | September 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell

There have been several key news items from the U.S. stent market over the past year. These include the introduction...

The Abbott Absorb was the first totally bioresorbable stent cleared for clinical use in the world. It gained European CE mark clearance in early 2011.

Feature | September 21, 2011 | Kamran Zamanian, Ph.D., and Jamie Stillborn, iData Research Inc.

For decades, stents have been used in coronary and peripheral procedures in Europe and the United States to prevent...

News | September 08, 2011

September 8, 2011 – Abbott announced the initiation of ABSORB BTK, an international clinical trial evaluating the...

News | August 17, 2011

August 17, 2011 – Abbott announced today that the first patient in Japan has been treated with the Absorb...

This is a prototype metalic stent being developed by Boston Scintific that is designed to bioabsorb through corrosion. The stent does not have FDA or CE mark approval.

Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | September 17, 2009 | Dave Fornell

 

Metal stents are foreign objects that can irritate vessels and cause stent thrombosis, prevent...

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