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2009-05-19 16:44:00

VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX: ANP) today announced that its corporate partner, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has launched the platinum chromium TAXUS(R) Element(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in select markets worldwide. The TAXUS Element Stent features a new platinum chromium alloy engineered specifically for coronary stent applications and represents the Company's third-generation drug-eluting stent...

2009-05-19 02:00:00

TAXUS(R) Element(TM) Stent now available in select markets worldwide NATICK, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the launch of the platinum chromium TAXUS(R) Element(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in select markets worldwide. The TAXUS Element Stent features a new platinum chromium alloy engineered specifically for coronary stent applications and represents the Company's third-generation drug-eluting stent (DES)...

2009-05-18 03:00:00

- New data to be presented on Abbott's market-leading XIENCE V(R) stent - Educational information available on XIENCE PRIME(TM), Abbott's next-generation drug eluting stent in development BARCELONA, Spain, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the company's schedule of major events and news announcements during EuroPCR 2009 in Barcelona, May 19 - 22. These include the presentation of new data from the SPIRIT V post-approval, single-arm study of the company's...

2009-05-14 05:00:00

S. Eric Ryan, M.D., Will Discuss the Valecor Platinum(TM) Coronary Stent System on the FiberHalo(TM) Balloon Angioplasty Catheter BURLINGTON, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CorNova Inc. today announced S. Eric Ryan, M.D., the company's chairman and chief executive officer, will present the Valecor Platinum(TM) Coronary Stent on the FiberHalo(TM) Balloon Angioplasty Catheter at the Glimpse into the Future: Emerging Drug-Eluting Stents symposium during EuroPCR 2009 in Barcelona, Spain. The...

2009-05-11 12:40:15

A U.S. study has determined drug-eluting stents are more effective than, and equally as safe as, bare-metal stents. The study, called the largest randomized comparison of drug-eluting and bare metal stents ever conducted, was performed by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. The scientists said their landmark study comparing safety and efficacy of the two kinds of stents showed that in heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty, the use of paclitaxed-eluting stents reduced the rates of...

2009-05-06 16:02:00

Data from landmark trial provide important insight for physicians in treating heart attack patients NATICK, Mass., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed the publication of results from the HORIZONS AMI trial in this week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The HORIZONS AMI trial, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation with research grant support from Boston Scientific and The Medicines Company (Nasdaq: MDCO), is...

2009-03-26 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the schedule of the Company's major events and news announcements at the 58th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology / i2 Summit, which runs from March 28-31 in Orlando, Florida. "We are pleased to be announcing additional analyses of one-year data from the landmark SYNTAX study, the only randomized trial of its kind to provide physicians with critical data on...

2009-03-10 08:00:00

Interventional Radiologists Help Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia Avoid Amputation SAN DIEGO, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attempts to treat critical limb ischemia in peripheral arterial disease (PAD) patients with below-the-knee angioplasty are still thwarted by restenosis (the re-narrowing of the artery at the site of angioplasty or stenting), the need for repeat treatments and the continued progression of atherosclerotic disease, leading to...

2009-03-03 06:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Mar. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CorNova, Inc. today announced the addition of Andrew T. Jay, D.M.D., to its board of directors. The addition increases board membership to 4. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070206/CLTU213LOGO ) Dr. Jay, 46, is the managing partner of the Medical Solutions Fund of Siemens Venture Capital GmbH, the venture organization for Siemens AG. Prior to joining Siemens Venture Capital, he was an Institutional Investor-ranked medical technology...

2009-02-17 06:00:00

Company Also Names Richard Sahagian as Senior Scientist BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CorNova(R), Inc. today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Robert Gallahue as chief financial officer. The company also announced the addition of Richard Sahagian as senior scientist. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070206/CLTU213LOGO ) The appointments reflect the evolution of the company's endovascular product line, which includes the...


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