News tagged with stents

Allergy to Plavix can be overcome: study

Allergies to Plavix, also know by its chemical name, Clopidogrel occur in about six percent of patients given the drug, vital for the prevention of life-threatening stent thrombosis after angioplasty and percutaneous coronary ...

Jan 16, 2012
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Study examines multivessel mortality rates

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study led by University at Albany School of Public Health Distinguished Professor Emeritus Edward L. Hannan finds a link between higher mortality rates and incomplete revascularization ...

Dec 29, 2011
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Exercise may be better than stents for PAD patients

Supervised exercise was shown to be more effective than stenting or medication for improved walking ability in patients with peripheral artery disease. The findings from a national study were reported today at the 2011 American ...

Nov 16, 2011
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Results of the TWENTE trial reported at TCT 2011

The TWENTE clinical trial, which compared two second generation drug-eluting stents – zotarolimus and everolimus-eluting stents – established non-inferiority between the two stents as measured by the primary endpoint: ...

Nov 11, 2011
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Results of the COBRA trial reported at TCT 2011

A clinical trial of patients with diabetes has demonstrated that cryoplasty post-dilitation compared to conventional balloon angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) decreased the risk of in-stent restenosis (ISR). ...

Nov 11, 2011
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