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.

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...

Stentys, commercialization, BTK stent, below-the-knee arteries
News | Stents Peripheral | February 08, 2016

February 8, 2016 — Stentys announced the first distribution agreements for its...

Medtronic, CE Mark, Resolute Onyx DES, drug-eluting stent, expanded sizes and indications
News | Stents Drug Eluting | February 02, 2016

February 2, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced the recent CE Mark and commercial launch for an expanded size matrix of...

TOBA-BTK study, six-month results, LINC 2016, Tack Endovascular System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that positive six-month results from its Tack Optimized Balloon...

Blog | January 20, 2016

At the beginning of each year, I always try to determine what the next big cardiovascular technology advances to...

Abbott, Absorb, BVS, FDA review, FDA panel

The Abbott Absorb BVS.

News | Cath Lab | January 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel is set to review data and offer...

News | Stents Drug Eluting | January 08, 2016

January 8, 2016 — In December, Stentys announced completion of patient enrollment in DESSOLVE III. The 1,400-patient...

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