Stents

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for stents, also called vascular scaffolds. These include coronary stents, carotid stents, peripheral stents, bioresorbable or bioabsorbable stents, and renal stents. News included clinical trial data and new technology advances in stents.

Medtronic, Drug-Filled Stent, RevElution Trial results, ACC.16, CE Mark
News | Stents Drug Eluting | April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced new clinical data from one of the endpoints in the RevElution Trial for its...

STEMI, delayed or deferred stent implantation, DANAMI-3-DEFER trial, ACC.16
News | Cath Lab | April 18, 2016

April 18, 2016 — Delayed or deferred stent...

Absorb, bioresorbable stents
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | April 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Bioresorbable stents have been one of the hottest new cardiovascular technologies discussed at cardiology meetings...

Videos | Stents Bioresorbable | April 12, 2016

Gregg Stone, M.D., director of cardiovascular research and education at Columbia University Medical Center / New...

Medinol, NIRTRAKS Study, NIRxcell Stent System, first patient

Image courtesy of Medinol

News | Stents | March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 — Medinol announced the enrollment of their first patient in the U.S. NIRTRAKS Study. NIRTRAKS is a...

PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute, TOBA II study, first patient, Tack Endovascular System, PAD
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania into the TOBA II...

Boston Scientific, Eluvia vascular stent system, CE Mark, peripheral artery disease
News | Stents Peripheral | March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 — Boston Scientific announced in late February that the Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System...

Abbott, Absorb bioresorbable stent, BVS, FDA advisory panel approval
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | March 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell

March 15, 2016 — An independent panel of experts convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted 9 to...

Biotronik, Magnesium Elektron, bioresorbable magnesium coronary scaffold, partner

Specially designed extrusion equipment at Magnesium Elektron’s purpose-built facility in England produces wire made from SynerMag bioresorbable magnesium alloy. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Stents Bioresorbable | March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016 — Magnesium Elektron, developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-performance magnesium alloys,...

Biotronik, BIOSCIENCE trial, Orsiro hybrid DES, drug-eluting stent, STEMI heart attack patients
News | Stents Drug Eluting | March 07, 2016

March 7, 2016 — Biotronik announced publication of results from the...

CREST trial results, New England Journal of Medicine, stenting, endarterectomy, carotid artery stenosis
News | Cath Lab | March 04, 2016

March 4, 2016 — Recent results from the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST) are...

Intact Vascular, Tack Endovascular System

The Intact Vascular Tack Endovascular System is designed to spot stent dissections with a short, self-expanding 6 mm long stent that can expand to vessel diameters between 2.5-6 mm, so exact sizing is not needed.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | February 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States are affected by...

Biotronik, Maquet, partnership, peripheral vascular devices, U.S. market, Astron self-expanding iliac stent
Technology | Stents Peripheral | February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 — Biotronik announced a partnership with Maquet Medical Systems USA to distribute Biotronik...

CeloNova, COBRA REDUCE trial, first patient enrolled, Cobra PzF coronary stent
News | Stents | February 10, 2016

February 10, 2016 — CeloNova BioSciences Inc. announced this week that the first patient has been enrolled in its...

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