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2010-09-25 10:34:00

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced three-year follow-up data from the HORIZONS-AMI trial. The trial, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) with grant support from Boston Scientific and The Medicines Company (Nasdaq: MDCO), is designed to determine the safety and efficacy of the TAXUS® Express2(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System compared to bare-metal stenting in patients...

2010-09-23 05:59:00

TCT- WASHINGTON, September 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, developers of the novel MGuard(TM) coronary MicroNet stent system, will introduce MGuard Prime at its booth #2052 at the TCT Conference in Washington DC, September 23-25, 2010. MGuard Prime presents an advanced Co-Cr Design of 80 micron struts along with InspireMD's unique MicroNet(R) Mesh Technology. MGuard Prime features superior flexibility and excellent deliverability and has found to be comparable to the XIENCE V...

2010-09-22 12:00:00

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced comprehensive data from the TAXUS ATLAS clinical program, a series of global, prospective, single-arm trials evaluating the TAXUS® Liberte® Paclitaxel-Eluting Stent System in a variety of lesions and patient groups. Five-year results from the TAXUS ATLAS trial and four-year results from the TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessel and Long Lesion trials continue...

2010-09-21 20:27:19

Three-year data from the prospective, randomized LEADERS trial demonstrate the equivalence of a biolimus A9-eluting stent with a biodegradable polymer vs. a sirolimus-eluting stent with a durable polymer. The results will be presented at the 22nd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. The study is to be presented by Patrick W. Serruys, MD, PhD, Professor of Interventional Cardiology at the Thoraxcenter,...

2010-09-14 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the schedule of the Company's major events and press announcements at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) 22nd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, September 21 - 25 in Washington, D.C. "We look forward to the presentation of data from the PLATINUM QCA trial and the PERSEUS clinical program, which support the performance of our two platinum...

2010-08-31 05:20:00

STOCKHOLM, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Publication of 10-Year Follow-Up Test Results on the First CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Patient Reveal the Stent's Outstanding Efficacy and Safety Cordis Corporation, a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of interventional vascular technology, announced today at European Society of Cardiology in Stockholm that the results of follow-up tests undertaken ten years after the first patient was treated with...

2010-08-03 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the start of patient enrollment in the EVOLVE clinical trial, which is designed to assess the safety and performance of its fourth-generation SYNERGY(TM) Coronary Stent. The first patient was enrolled by Ian Meredith, M.B.B.S., Ph.D., Professor and Director of MonashHeart, at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The SYNERGY Stent uses a bioabsorbable PLGA polymer and...

2010-06-29 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, despite the rising popularity of drug-eluting stents (DES) across Latin America, bare-metal stents (BMS) will continue to represent a significant portion of the overall coronary stent market through 2014. This trend is especially evident in Brazil, where the public healthcare system does not provide any reimbursement for DES procedures. In...

2010-06-10 13:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX: ANP) today announced that its corporate partner, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), has commercially launched and implanted its first TAXUS(R) Element(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent Systems in the European Union and other CE Mark countries. The TAXUS Element Stent System is Boston Scientific's third-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) technology and incorporates a platinum chromium...

2010-06-10 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the market launch and first implants of its TAXUS(®) Element(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in the European Union and other CE Mark countries. The TAXUS Element Stent System is the Company's third-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) technology and incorporates a platinum chromium alloy with an innovative stent design and an advanced catheter delivery...


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