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2013-01-03 08:26:26

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the XIENCE Xpedition((TM)) Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and is launching immediately in the United States, providing physicians with a next-generation technology with the largest size matrix in the U.S. market. XIENCE Xpedition features a new stent delivery system designed to optimize deliverability, particularly in challenging coronary...

2012-11-30 08:24:17

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first patient has been enrolled in the Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) EVOLVE II clinical trial, which is designed to further assess the safety and effectiveness of the SYNERGY( )Stent System and support U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Japanese regulatory approvals for the treatment of atherosclerotic coronary lesions. Boston Scientific received CE Mark approval for the SYNERGY Stent System last month. The EVOLVE II clinical...

2012-11-28 00:22:09

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis will highlight more than 140 presentations on key data from its extensive oncology portfolio at the leading year-end scientific meetings devoted to hematology and breast cancer, demonstrating continued innovation in research and development efforts to advance the care of patients with cancer and rare diseases. The American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting in Atlanta, held December 8-11, will feature significant data across...

2012-11-14 12:59:15

Affected pathway also involved in autism, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's A drug originally developed to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs has now been shown to dramatically reduce a particular kind of brain tumor in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) -- a genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on vital organs. The study, published online in The Lancet, is the latest to show the effectiveness of everolimus in slowing the cell growth that is overactive in patients...

2012-10-26 00:30:52

Second generation drug-eluting stents are safe and effective in treatment of left main coronary artery disease A study found that second-generation drug-eluting stents are safe and effective in the treatment of left main coronary artery lesions. Results of the ISAR-LEFT MAIN 2 trial were presented at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. Sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), TCT is the world's premier educational meeting...

2012-10-24 07:31:33

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has received approval to update the directions for use (DFU) labeling for PROMUS Element(TM) and PROMUS Element(TM) Plus Coronary Stent Systems to include three-month Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy (DAPT). This language outlines a minimum duration of three months of DAPT for certain patients who may need to interrupt or discontinue the medication for a variety of reasons and supports the strong safety profile...

2012-10-23 07:29:14

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reports clinical endpoint data from the PLATINUM Long Lesion trial, demonstrating positive outcomes for the PROMUS Element(TM) Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Stent System in patients with long coronary lesions. Results were presented today by Paul S. Teirstein, M.D., of the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California, and Co-Principal Investigator of the trial, at the 24th Annual Transcatheter...

2012-10-18 19:21:05

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) is scheduled to present sponsored research at the 24th Annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, which takes place October 22 - 26 in Miami, Florida. The clinical presentations will provide new insights on Boston Scientific research in coronary and peripheral artery disease, including aortic valve disease and atrial...

2012-10-16 11:25:29

HONG KONG, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that multiple presentations of clinical data for the COMBO Dual Therapy Stent will take place next week at TCT 2012 in Miami Beach. The scientific sessions will feature cumulative results from the REMEDEE study (Randomized Evaluation of an abluMinal sirolimus coatED bio-Engineered stEnt), a randomized trial of the COMBO Dual Therapy Stent versus a drug eluting stent, and data from the REMEDEE OCT and EGO COMBO studies to...

2012-09-25 02:27:58

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that Absorb(TM), the world's first drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS), is now widely available across Europe and parts of Asia Pacific and Latin America. Absorb is a first-of-its-kind device for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). It works by restoring blood flow to the heart similar to a metallic stent, but then dissolves into the body, leaving behind a treated...