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Stents

BD Peripheral Intervention OEM Products offers implantable ePTFE products and custom encapsulation services that allow medical device manufacturers to incorporate ePTFE into their own devices. more

Bob Bessemer, Conair Group, says improvements in downstream extrusion control make catheter and stent production more repeatable and reliable than ever. more

Opinion

Medical device company Medtronic has launched a study into safety and effectiveness of its Abre venous self-expanding stent system. more

News

Medical device company Medtronic has gained FDA approval of its Resolute Onyx drug-eluting stent. more

Devices

Medical device company Biosensors International Group has enrolled the first patient in a clinical trial evaluating the company’s BioFreedom polymer-free-drug coated stent. more

News

The FDA has approved the first fully absorbable stent to treat coronary artery disease made from a bioresorbable medical plastic more

Devices

NHS England says its new nationwide system for purchasing expensive medical devices will see lead to savings of over £60 million more

News

Boston Scientific has launched the AXIOS Stent and Electrocautery Enhanced Delivery System to help physicians manage two complications from pancreatitis using a minimally invasive endoscopic approach more

News

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee gives Abbott’s fully dissolving heart stent a positive review and recommends the FDA approve it more

News

A drug-eluting coronary stent made of a biodegradable polymer 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 more

News

Philips has launched VesselNavigator, a live 3D catheter navigation solution to guide the minimally invasive treatment of patients with vascular diseases more

News

Abbott has announced positive one-year clinical results from the Absorb III trial more

News

The Innova Vascular Self-Expanding stent by Boston Scientific prevents the blocking of arteries in the leg more

News

Lombard Medical has received FDA for its ‘Aorfix Plus’ endovascular stent graft. more

Devices

Mak Joshi, Teleflex Medical OEM, discusses designing a high performance interventional catheter for stent delivery more

Devices

Exclusive: MPN speaks to Magnus Life Science, a new company which is developing treatments and devices for unmet medical needs. more

News

First in line: Biotronik has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the investigator-initiated Biolux 4Ever trial more

News

Cntre of excellence: The Endoscopy Centre of UKM Medical Centre (UKMMC), Kuala Lumpur, has successfully used a biodegradable stent on a 56 year old patient who presented acute cholangitis. more

News

Leading medical device outsourcing solution provider and manufacturer of minimally invasive device delivery and access products Creganna-Tactx Medical has set up a local team in China to enhance services for existing foreign and domestic customers. more

News

Analytik, a leading supplier of innovative analytical instrumentation, has reported on the use of the GeSiM Nano-Plotter system being used at the UK's University of Greenwich to study polymeric coatings for medical devices. more

Technology

Alcon, a specialist in eye care and a division of Novartis, has achieved FDA approval for the CyPass Micro-Stent, a micro invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) device. more

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