Stents Peripheral

Peripheral stents are used to open narrow and hardening arteries that supply blood to the legs and feet.

  • November 14, 2019 — The results of the 21 late-breaking clinical trials presented for the first time at Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2019 conference. These results were presented in four ...

  • November 7, 2019 — Although the Abbott Absorb fully bioresorbable drug-eluting stent (DES) was taken off the market due to poor sales and questions on outcomes in coronary vessels compared to ...

  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the safety of paclitaxel-coated devices used to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) following its review of long-term follow-up clinical data. The agency said five-year results from three randomized trials showed an increased mortality rate in patients treated with these devices compared to those treated with uncoated devices. While these data provide reason for caution, the FDA noted that the devices still provide documented short-term benefits, and healthcare providers should consider all options for their PAD patients.

  • April 15, 2019 – Intact Vascular Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market clearance for the Tack Endovascular System. This is a purpose-built dissection repair device implanted ...

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February 22, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared the Cook Medical Zilver Vena Venous ...

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December 16, 2020 — Efemoral Medical announced the first-in-human (FIH) use of the its Efemoral bioresorbable vascular ...

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September 4, 2020 — The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) granted a New Technology Add-on Payment ...

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June 16, 2020 — The 36-month results from Veryan Medical’s MIMICS-2 study for the BioMimics 3D femoropopliteal stent ...

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The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting, peripheral stent.
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Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are among the leading causes of death across the globe. For patients suffering from high ...

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November 11, 2019 — Although common femoral artery (CFA) endarterectomy is still considered the gold standard treatment ...

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November 7, 2019 — Although the Abbott Absorb fully bioresorbable drug-eluting stent (DES) was taken off the market due ...

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The final, long-term, patient-level data for the Cook Medical Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES) were evaluated to determine if there is an increased mortality risk due to paclitaxel, but was no difference was seen in the five-year mortality rates compared to control patients. #VIVA19 #VIVA #VIVA2019
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November 6, 2019 – The final, long-term, patient-level data for the Cook Medical Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES) ...

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November 6, 2019 – Boston Scientific announced positive data for two of its devices within the peripheral drug-eluting ...

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Viva conference late breaking clinical trials, #VIVA19 #VIVA #VIVA2019
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November 14, 2019 — The results of the 21 late-breaking clinical trials presented for the first time at Vascular ...

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FDA Panel Recommends Continued Use of Paclitaxel-coated Peripheral Devices
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August 28, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the ...

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August 1, 2019 — Less-invasive procedures to open severely clogged leg arteries were as good at helping people survive ...

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April 15, 2019 – Intact Vascular Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) market clearance for the Tack ...

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The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting peripheral stent. It outperformed the Cook Zilver stent in the IMPERIAL Trial presented at TCT 2018.
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | Dave Fornell, Editor

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus by vendors on developing better stenting technologies to treat peripheral ...

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The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons was called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Cook Zilver PTX paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study.
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | Dave Fornell, Editor

The anti-proliferative drug paclitaxel has been used as a coating on coronary stents to prevent restenosis since 2003 ...

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