OrbusNeich has enrolled its first patient in a two-country proof-of-concept study for its innovative dual-therapy stent.
Boston Scientific nabbed a new CE mark that allows one of its esophageal stents to be used to treat narrowing of the esophagus caused by benign scar tissue--another win as the company seeks to restore steady revenue expansion after a years-long slump.
The FDA has approved Xlumena's AXIOS stent to treat pseudocysts of the pancreas. In its press release announcing the approval, the FDA noted the stent is the first anastomotic device specifically designed to drain a pancreatic pseudocyst.
Medtronic won two more peripheral artery disease treatment options in the U.S. for its Complete self-expanding vascular stent. The FDA signoff on expanded indications is an important step to reach more patients as rivals nip at its heels.
As physicians around the globe voice concerns about over-stenting, a new study finds that diabetics with heart disease live longer if treated with coronary bypass surgery instead of stents.
Boston Scientific wrapped up enrollment in a massive pivotal trial for its Synergy drug-eluting coronary stent system in just nine months, a victory showcasing efficiency and speed despite the study's size and reach.
Boston Scientific has wrapped up enrollment in a multicenter trial of the Innova stent, a self-expanding treatment for peripheral artery disease the company hopes will help reverse its cardiovascular slump.
A new Canadian study links sales reps at hospitals with escalating health costs. But an industry group downplays the findings as outdated, reflecting practices that have already changed.
Abbott Laboratories has a lot riding on Absorb, its dissolvable stent, but if the device's popularity in India is any indication the company will have no trouble reaping revenue around the world.
Zinc may be the ideal ingredient for bioabsorbable stents, new research from Michigan Technology University concludes.