New TAXUS Regulatory Approvals and Clinical Data. In July 2009, we announced that our partner BSC, had received approval from the FDA to market its TAXUS Liberte Long(TM) paclitaxel-eluting coronary stent system, a next-generation paclitaxel-eluting stent specifically designed for treating more diffuse coronary artery disease with a single coronary stent. At 38 mm, it is the longest available paclitaxel-eluting stent, providing physicians an option that can potentially reduce the number of stents used in more complex cases, simplifying procedures and reducing costs. It affords a more efficient treatment option for the estim
|SOURCE Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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