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2014-07-21 16:26:15

Advanced Bare-Metal Stent Provides Additional Treatment Option for Interventional Cardiologists and Patients MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received FDA approval for the REBEL(TM) Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System, the company's latest generation bare-metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Bare-metal stents continue to play an important role in the treatment of CAD and represent a...

2014-07-15 08:28:52

Strengthens Leadership Team with Addition of Experienced Medical Device Executive BOSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced the appointment of James Barry, Ph.D. as Chief Operating Officer. Barry, who has more than two decades of experience in the medical device industry, will be based in the Company's Boston headquarters. Dr. Barry will focus on three critical...

2014-07-02 12:13:46

The JAMA Network Journals Despite strong preclinical data, the drug everolimus failed to improve overall survival in patients with advanced liver cancer, compared to placebo, according to a study in the July 2 issue of JAMA. Patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; a type of liver cancer) have a median overall survival of less than l year, largely because of the absence of effective therapies. The drug sorafenib is the only systemic therapy shown to significantly improve...

2014-05-21 08:29:14

EVOLVE Study Data Presented Today at EuroPCR 2014 Also Demonstrate Excellent Safety Profile NATICK, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reported positive three-year follow-up data for the EVOLVE clinical trial, comparing the safety and performance of the SYNERGY(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Bioabsorbable Polymer Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Coronary Stent System to the PROMUS Element(TM) Stent System. The data were presented today at EuroPCR 2014 by...

2014-05-01 00:21:42

NATICK, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to advance leading drug-eluting stent (DES) technology, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has launched the Promus PREMIER(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System in Japan. This advanced DES system recently received Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) approval. "It is my great pleasure to be able to provide the Promus PREMIER(TM) Stent System to physicians and patients in Japan,"...

2014-04-10 08:30:25

- First-of-its-Kind Dissolving Medical Device Being Evaluated in People with Blocked Heart Vessels ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's revolutionary Absorb(TM) Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in the United States, Japan and China. Combined, the U.S., Japan and China account for more than 50 percent of the world's heart stent market....

2014-04-08 04:22:04

- Debio 0932 demonstrated anti-tumor activity and synergy with various SOC agents in in vitro and xenograft models of NSCLC and RCC - LAUSANNE, Switzerland and LEXINGTON, Mass., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS), an oncology focused company developing novel, targeted drug candidates for the treatment of human cancers, and Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription...

2014-04-02 00:23:28

These and Other Studies Reinforce Global Commitment to the Development of Innovative Therapies to Improve Care for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease NATICK, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its position as a global leader in bringing new therapies to patients with heart and cardiovascular disease, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reported favorable results in studies related to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), platinum chromium stent platforms and...

2014-03-25 16:25:35

DUBLIN, Mar. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k8gx4n/china ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) With the accelerated aging, the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in China increased year by year. According to statistics of National Health and Family Planning...

2014-03-12 20:24:27

Newest Bare Metal Stent Technology Features Advanced Architecture and Provides Physicians with Enhanced Treatment Option for Patients NATICK, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to advance leading stent technology, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received CE Mark approval for the REBEL(TM) Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent System, the company's latest generation bare metal stent for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Developed to expand the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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