Radioactive pellets inserted into a bare-metal stent
impede cell growth and can keep blood flowing through the vessel more consistently than angioplasty alone can.
The second stent
was a silicone tube of 5 mm in diameter that was positioned in a U-shaped manner into both FSOTs (figure 2).
The analysis also found a substantial reduction in the risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack) and reintervention with the CYPHER([R]) Stent
when compared to bare-metal stents
and the Taxus Stent
, and no significant differences in the rates of stent
thrombosis (blood clots) between the CYPHER([R]) Stent
and bare-metal stents
Moreover, the treated carotid artery became blocked again within a year in six of the endarterectomy patients but in only one of the patients getting a stent
Biosync Scientific not only contributes a highly competitive CE Mark stent
platform that complements our revolutionary polymer-free drug-eluting coatings, but also the leadership, expertise and experience of Mr.
a codeveloper of the original coronary artery stent
, calls the study "a tremendous advance.
We are very pleased with how the Tryton Side-Branch Stent
performed in this Study and how quickly the sites were able to incorporate a 'save-the-side-branch' strategy into their routine," said H.
In response to such findings, doctors are starting to treat severe atherosclerosis with angioplasty and a stent
instead of bypass surgery.
national principal investigator for Cook's Zilver[R] PTX Drug-Eluting Stent
Trial, presented important nine-month data on the first 60 patients in the randomized trial examining the safety of using Cook's Zilver PTX stent
to treat blockages of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) above the knee.
Doctors use a catheter to deliver a stent
to the narrowed artery.
The acquisition of Biosync Scientific brings us not only a highly competitive CE Mark stent
platform for our revolutionary polymer-free drug-eluting coatings, but also the expertise and experience of Mr.
NYSE:MDT) today presented safety and efficacy data from the company's extensive Endeavor[R] drug-eluting stent
clinical trial program at a special U.