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Early Win for Preemptive Stents on Vulnerable Coronary Plaque

Med Page Today

(MedPage Today) -- ATLANTA -- The concept of using stents to seal off non-flow-limiting vulnerable plaques, before they have a chance to rupture, worked out in the first major trial testing this provocative idea. Compared with standard medical.

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Getinge Enters into Commercial Distribution Agreement with Cook Medical for iCast Covered Stent System in the United States

DAIC

milla1cf Wed, 04/17/2024 - 16:18 April 17, 2024 — Getinge and Cook Medical announced an exclusive sales and distribution agreement for the iCast covered stent system, which has been on the market for twenty years and recently received premarket approval for treatment of iliac arterial occlusive disease.

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Around 10% of Deaths from Coronary Stenting, Balloon Angioplasty are Preventable

DAIC

While PCI, which includes both angioplasty and stenting, is one of the most common operations in the world, it does carry a small (about 1-2%) but significant risk of death. in total, angioplasty and stenting was deemed to be of low value and potentially avoidable nearly one third of the time.

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Intravascular imaging shown to significantly improve survival, safety and outcomes in stenting procedures

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

Using intravascular imaging to guide stent implantation during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in heart disease patients significantly improves survival and reduces adverse cardiovascular events compared to angiography-guided PCI alone, the most commonly used method.

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Do Stents Make You Feel Better?

Dr. Paddy Barrett

The logic of stenting obstructed coronary arteries is simple. A stent unblocks the artery. Subscribe now Stenting stable coronary artery disease has not been convincingly proven to reduce the risk of future heart attacks or death 1. But coronary stenting is not the only way to reduce symptoms of angina. All is fixed.

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AI model predicts death, complications for patients undergoing angioplasty, stents

Medical Xpress - Cardiology

By inflating a balloon and potentially placing a stent, they can help blood flow more freely from the heart. When a person has one or more blocked arteries, providers may choose to conduct a minimally invasive procedure known as percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI.

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Silk Road Medical Expands TCAR Portfolio with Launch of Tapered ENROUTE Transcarotid Stent System

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a company focused on reducing the risk of stroke and its devastating impact, today announced that it has launched its Tapered ENROUTE Transcarotid Stent System to hospitals in the United States. New tapered configurations for our ENROUTE Transcarotid Stent System build upon the robust portfolio of Silk Road’s carotid solutions.

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