News | May 19, 2008

Stent Steers Clear of Events at 30 Days Says Study

May 20, 2008 - There were no device-related events at 30 days follow-up of the first 13 patients in the OPEN I clinical study using its bifurcated stent, according to the principal investigator who presented the report at the EuroPCR 2008 international medical meeting on cardiovascular intervention.

The data, presented by Eberhard Grube, M.D., chief of Cardiology and Angiology at HELIOS Heart Center (Germany) and principal investigator of the OPEN I study, included safety results after 30 days post-implantation of the Stentys bifurcated stent in the first 13 patients.

"We were very pleased to report that there were no device-related events at 30 days follow-up of the first 13 patients in our study," said Dr. Grube. "The Stentys bifurcation stent seems safe and represents a promising technique for optimal treatment of bifurcated lesions. The procedure is identical to known techniques and makes possible excellent reconstruction of the bifurcation."

The mean age of the 13 patients was 61 years. Seventy-eight percent of the lesions were classified as "class B" (ACC guidelines); 54 percent had lesions in the entire main vessel, both above and below the bifurcation site. Dr. Grube reported "100% procedural success", with no device-related event during hospitalization and up to 30 days at follow-up.

The annual 'EuroPCR' medical meeting contributes to the advancement of education and information about existing and new technologies in the fields of cardiovascular intervention.

For more information: www.stentys.com

Related Content

FDA Approves Six-Month Primary Endpoint for Tack Endovascular System in Below the Knee Disease
News | Stents Peripheral| July 14, 2017
Intact Vascular Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an Investigational Device Exemption...
Onyx DES 2.0 mm stent meets primary endpoints in small vessels
News | June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017 – The Medtronic Resolute Onyx Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) met its primary endpoint of target lesion failur
First Pennsylvania Patient Treated in LEADERS FREE II Trial of BioFreedom Drug-Coated Stent
News | Stents Drug Eluting| May 12, 2017
PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania in a trial assessing the safety and...
Resolute Onyx DES, drug eluting stent, medtronic, gains FDA approval
Technology | Stents Drug Eluting| May 01, 2017
May 1, 2017 — The U.S.
Sponsored Content | Videos | Stents Drug Eluting| May 01, 2017
This video, provided by Medtronic, demonstrates the Resolute Onyx coronary stent.
Tryton Medical, Side Branch Stent, first U.S. commercial case, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
News | Stents Bifurcation| March 31, 2017
Tryton Medical Inc. recently announced that the first U.S. commercial case using the Tryton Side Branch Stent was...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Stents Bioresorbable| March 30, 2017
Stephen Ellis, M.D., professor of medicine and director of interventional cardiology at Cleveland Clinic, discusses t
Gore Tigris Vascular Stent, Health Canada approval, PAD, peripheral artery disease
News | Stents Peripheral| March 16, 2017
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. recently announced the Health Canada approval of the Gore Tigris Vascular Stent, a...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Stents Bifurcation| March 06, 2017
This video, provided by Tryton, demonstrates the implantation of the Tryton Side Branch Stent.
Overlay Init