News tagged with paclitaxel

Good long-term outcomes for drug-eluting stents

(HealthDay) -- Meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) suggests that drug-eluting stents (DESs) significantly reduce repeat revascularizations, with no increase in stent thrombosis (ST), mortality, ...

Apr 04, 2012
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Drug-Eluting stents reduce risk of thrombosis

(HealthDay) -- Cobalt-chromium everolimus eluting stents (CoCr-EES) are associated with a significantly lower rate of stent thrombosis within two years of implantation, compared with other bare-metal and drug-eluting ...

Mar 23, 2012
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Combination therapy may enhance gemcitabine activity

Oncologists who treat patients with pancreatic cancer may be one step closer to understanding why gemcitabine, the only currently available treatment, works in some cases but not in others, according to a paper in Cancer Di ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Results of the ROTAXUS trial reported at TCT 2011

A clinical trial testing the efficacy of rotational atherectomy (or rotablation, a process of drilling through plaque deposits) prior to implantation of a drug-eluting stent found that the process was not superior to standard ...

Nov 11, 2011
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