Stents
Mar 20, 2017
Marie Thibault The topline data on Abbott’s Absorb GT1 Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) System generated negative headlines. That data coincided with an...
Nov 11, 2016
InspireMD is building a stent product portfolio around its MicroNet technology, aimed at preventing embolization. Marie Thibault InspireMD's CGuard Embolic...
Apr 25, 2016
Severe ureteral obstructions require two invasive procedures, but a startup aims to pack a one-two punch to tackle the problem.  Arundhati Parmar...
Feb 18, 2014
More than 20 years ago, FDA approved the first coronary stent—a balloon-expandable and coil-type device made from a flat Type 316 L stainless-steel wire...
Jan 28, 2014
CentraPass aims to treat chronic total occlusions more effectively   Peripheral Arterial Disease affects 8 million Americans,...
Jan 17, 2014
A new standard by West Conshohocken, PA–based ASTM has been developed to create consistency in the way vascular scaffolds are evaluated from the...
Nov 08, 2013
Coronary angioplasty, also known as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a common procedure for coronary heart disease patients, but it carries some...
Oct 31, 2013
Bioresorable (also known as bioabsorbable) stents are being held up as a promising alternative to standard drug eluting stents. But there's an internal battle...
Oct 08, 2013
A Mountain View, California startup developing bioresorbable scaffolds in lieu of permanent stents, has recently raised $20 million in a Series B funding round...
Aug 07, 2013
By now, most people have heard the news that the nation's 43rd president - George W. Bush - was implanted with a stent Tuesday after a routine exam revealed...