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Veryan has developed three dimensional (3D) stent technology based upon a helical shape that may be applied to a self-expanding stent platform. The initial objective was to investigate the presen...
Brilinta - ticagrelor, AstraZeneca's new heart drug is a blood-thinning medicine designed to prevent dangerous blood clots in patients with serious chest pain or previous heart attacks. It re...
Aorfix™ endovascular stent graft – Treating the cases other grafts cannot treat Aorfix™ is the only endovascular stent graft licensed in Europe to treat aneurysms in complex anat...
In the prospective, randomized Treatment of In-Stent Restenosis study, use of paclitaxel-eluting balloons to treat bare metal stent restenosis yielded lower rates of late lumen loss at 12 months compa...
A dissolvable heart
Unlike traditional metal stent, this fully dissolving model leaves no metal behind to restrict natural vessel motion.
Abbott Laboratories has obtained approval from the FDA for its Absorb heart stent, a polymer device that dissolves within thr -More-
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott Laboratories’ absorbable heart stent called Absorb, a device cardiologists say represents a significant advance in treatment of coronary artery ...
Abbott has obtained approval from Health Canada for its Absorb bioresorbable heart stent, a device that dissolves in three ye -More-
(Reuters) - St. Jude Medical Inc on Tuesday said it would recall some of its 400,000 implanted heart devices due to risk of premature battery depletion, a condition linked to two deaths in Europe. ...
Healthcare firm Abbott has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Absorb bioresorbable heart stent to market in the country.
The neurophysiological mechanism of positive versus negative emotions is insufficiently understood. In the present study, we examined the effect of event recall tasks on the prefrontal cortex (PFC) ac...
The natural history and the role of atherosclerotic plaque located behind the stent (PBS) are still poorly understood. We evaluated the serial changes in PBS following bare-metal (BMS) compared to fir...
In-stent restenosis (ISR) remains an important concern despite the recent advances in the drug-eluting stent (DES) technology. The introduction of drug-eluting balloons (DEB) offers a good solution to...
Histopathological evaluation of thrombus in patients presenting with stent thrombosis. A multicenter European study: a report of the prevention of late stent thrombosis by an interdisciplinary global European effort consortium†.
Stent thrombosis (ST) is a rare but serious complication following percutaneous coronary intervention. Analysis of thrombus composition from patients undergoing catheter thrombectomy may provide impor...
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has become the invasive imaging modality of choice for coronary stent assessment due to its unmatched spatial resolution. Neointimal calcification (NC) is a rare fin...