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Restenosis means the reoccurrence of stenosis, a narrowing of a blood vessel, leading to restricted blood flow. Restenosis usually pertains to an artery or other large blood vessel that has become narrowed, received treatment to clear the blockage and subsequently become renarrowed. This is usually restenosis of an artery, or other blood vessel, or possibly a vessel within an organ.
Medinol introduces NIRxcell CoCr Stent System to coronary marketplace

Medinol introduces NIRxcell CoCr Stent System to coronary marketplace

During the recent 2015 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Meeting held in San Francisco, CA, Medinol Ltd. continued to introduce novel stent solutions to the coronary marketplace. During a satellite symposium, "The BioNIR eDES: The Role of Uniformity in Stent Design to Minimize Restenosis", a renowned physician panel discussed the key attributes of the currently available Medinol NIRxcell CoCr Coronary Stent System and the Medinol eDES Coronary Stent System (in trials, not FDA/CE Mark approved). [More]

Review of haemodynamics in stent development shows spiral flow may be key to improving peripheral arterial stent performance

Vascular Flow Technologies, the medical device company using proprietary Spiral Laminar Flow (SLF™) technology to replicate natural blood flow for enhanced patient outcomes, today announces that 'Haemodynamics and Flow Modification Stents for Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Review’, co-authored by VFT’s non-executive Medical Director Graeme Houston, has been published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering. The paper reviews the importance of haemodynamics in stent development as a method of improving patency and longevity of the stent. [More]
Medinol announces completion of enrollment in BIONICS trial to evaluate effectiveness of eDES

Medinol announces completion of enrollment in BIONICS trial to evaluate effectiveness of eDES

Medinol, a developer of Interventional Cardiology devices, announced today the completion of enrollment in its BIONICS trial, a global, prospective, randomized, multicenter, clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new Coronary Stent System, the first ever elastomeric Drug Eluting Stent or eDES. [More]
STEMI study: Absorbable stents perform similarly to metallic stents

STEMI study: Absorbable stents perform similarly to metallic stents

A drug-eluting coronary stent made of absorbable material performed similarly to the gold-standard metal one in a non-inferiority trial among patients with the more serious type of heart attack known as ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), according to results of the ABSORB STEMI TROFI II trial. [More]
Clinical trial results of drug-eluting stent for peripheral arterial disease presented at LINC 2015

Clinical trial results of drug-eluting stent for peripheral arterial disease presented at LINC 2015

Historic five-year results from the world’s largest clinical trial of a drug-eluting stent for treating peripheral arterial disease (PAD) were presented last week at the Leipzig Interventional Course, in Germany. The data confirm long-term patency for patients treated with Zilver® PTX®. [More]
Magnus Life Science commemorates unique partnership with UCL to advance bio-medical research

Magnus Life Science commemorates unique partnership with UCL to advance bio-medical research

Magnus Life Science is today celebrating its unique collaboration with University College London (UCL), one of the world's leading universities, to advance bio-medical research and bring real innovation to areas of high unmet medical need. [More]
EMA recommends orphan designation to Magnus Growth's novel therapy for placental insufficiency

EMA recommends orphan designation to Magnus Growth's novel therapy for placental insufficiency

Magnus Life Science today announces that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products has reached a positive decision on recommending orphan designation to Magnus Growth's novel therapy to treat placental insufficiency. [More]
Surgical membrane delivers healing action of vitamin A

Surgical membrane delivers healing action of vitamin A

When blood vessels are damaged through surgery, it can trigger an endless cycle of scarring and repair. [More]
New study identifies crizotinib drug as possible new coating for drug-eluting stents

New study identifies crizotinib drug as possible new coating for drug-eluting stents

A new study has identified an FDA approved cancer drug, crizotinib, as a possible new coating for drug-eluting stents. Researchers found that crizotinib in mice helped prevent the narrowing of blood vessels after stenting without affecting the blood vessel lining. [More]
New model explains how immune cells recognize, destroy bacteria

New model explains how immune cells recognize, destroy bacteria

The innate immune system serves as the body's specialized armed forces division, comprised of a host of defense mechanisms used to battle bacterial infections. Among the system's warriors are white blood cells including the specialized macrophages, which maintain constant surveillance for foreign intruders or pathogens, functioning as the body's first line of defense, poised to attack at barrier sites including the skin, lungs and intestines. [More]
Protein known to promote cancer appears to give blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report

Protein known to promote cancer appears to give blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report

A protein known to promote cancer appears to give the blood vessels strength and shape, researchers report. When yes-associated protein, or YAP, is deleted from vascular smooth muscle cells during development, the protein makes thin-walled blood vessels that over-dilate in response to the usual pressure of blood flow, said Dr. Jiliang Zhou, vascular biologist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. [More]
Zilver PTX randomized trial of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal disease demonstrates superior results

Zilver PTX randomized trial of paclitaxel-eluting stents for femoropopliteal disease demonstrates superior results

Four-year results of the Zilver PTX Randomized Controlled Trial of Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents for Femoropopliteal Disease continue to demonstrate consistent, superior results when compared to bare metal stents (BMS) and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in terms of primary patency, restenosis reduction and revascularization rates. [More]
Tryton Medical received CE Mark for treatment of Left Main Coronary artery disease

Tryton Medical received CE Mark for treatment of Left Main Coronary artery disease

Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to treat bifurcation lesions, announced that it has received CE Mark for the treatment of Left Main Coronary artery disease. With this approval, Tryton Medical becomes the first company to earn a CE Mark for this indication. [More]
Ceram-lead project to develop new biomaterials and new arterial stents awarded Euro 5.874M by the European Union

Ceram-lead project to develop new biomaterials and new arterial stents awarded Euro 5.874M by the European Union

As co-ordinator of the European project ‘ReBioStent’, Ceram, the international materials technology company, is pleased to announce that the project, to develop new biomaterials and new arterial stents, has been awarded Euro 5.874M by the European Union. [More]

Tryton Medical launches Bifurcation Institute to advance care for bifurcated coronary artery disease

Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to treat bifurcation lesions, today announced the launch of the Bifurcation Institute. The Bifurcation Institute is a comprehensive education resource established to advance the standard of care for bifurcated coronary artery disease, a common, and often untreated, clinical need. [More]
Auckland physician performs first patient implant of Boston Scientific Innova DES System

Auckland physician performs first patient implant of Boston Scientific Innova DES System

Launching a key clinical trial expected to serve as the foundation for global regulatory approvals, a physician in Auckland, New Zealand has performed the first patient implant of the Boston Scientific Corporation Innova Drug-Eluting Stent System. [More]
CRF to present groundbreaking clinical trial findings at TCT 2013 scientific symposium

CRF to present groundbreaking clinical trial findings at TCT 2013 scientific symposium

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the late breaking trials and first report investigations that will be presented at next month's Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 scientific symposium. [More]
UofL's Diabetes and Obesity Center receives $11.25M COBRE grant from NIH

UofL's Diabetes and Obesity Center receives $11.25M COBRE grant from NIH

​A center created with a five-year National Institutes of Health grant at the University of Louisville in 2008 has won its second five-year grant. [More]
Dual antiplatelet therapy improves outcomes in patients undergoing coronary stenting

Dual antiplatelet therapy improves outcomes in patients undergoing coronary stenting

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, M.D., Ph.D., of the VA North Texas Health Care System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and colleagues conducted a review of medical literature regarding optimal medical therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI; procedures such as balloon angioplasty or stent placement used to open narrowed coronary arteries). [More]
Researchers to receive ASTRO Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to the field of radiation oncology

Researchers to receive ASTRO Gold Medal for outstanding contributions to the field of radiation oncology

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will award Amato J. Giaccia, PhD, Radhe Mohan, PhD, FASTRO, and Prabhakar Tripuraneni, MD, FASTRO, with the Society's highest honor—the ASTRO Gold Medal. The 2013 awardees will receive the ASTRO Gold Medal during the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, September 24, at ASTRO's 55th Annual Meeting, September 22-25, 2013, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. [More]
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