Navigation Links
Angiotech's Licensee, Cook Medical, Announces CE Mark Approval and European Launch of the Zilver(R) PTX(R) Stent
Date:8/11/2009

reatment for PAD when physicians in several countries completed placements of a CE Mark approved DES designed specifically to treat severe blockages in one of the largest arteries in the leg. Following the evaluation of more than 1,200 patients worldwide during its development, the Zilver PTX stent received CE Mark approval on July 24, 2009 and the first commercial implantations of the device were conducted today in a coordinated effort by physicians in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Sweden and Spain.

The Zilver PTX is specifically designed and CE Mark approved to treat PAD affecting the main blood vessel in the thigh, the superficial femoral artery (SFA). It is a self-expanding stent made of nitinol, a space-age 'shape memory' metal that offers unique mechanical advantages for a stent implanted in the SFA, such as the ability to resist kinking or fracturing as a result of normal movement of the leg. In addition, the Zilver PTX provides targeted delivery of paclitaxel, a drug proven to reduce restenosis, the re-narrowing of the artery with scar tissue resulting from the trauma of opening the vessel by balloon angioplasty. Originally discovered by Angiotech and licensed to Cook Medical for peripheral artery disease (and other indications) and to Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC) for coronary artery disease (and other indications), Angiotech's paclitaxel technology has been successfully and safely used in millions of patients suffering from coronary artery disease as part of BSC's TAXUS paclitaxel-eluting coronary stent program. As a result of these combined attributes, the clinical trial results suggest that the Zilver PTX stent is a durable and clinically effective peripheral stent that also has an excellent patient safety profile.

The granting of the CE Mark follows the largest clinical evaluation ever conducted for a peripheral vascular DES, led by Dr. Dake. As reported by Cook, the Zilver PTX registry involved 791 patient
'/>"/>

SOURCE Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology technology :

1. Tutogen Medical, Inc. to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 2007 New York Conference
2. Tutogen Medical, Inc. and Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Announce Agreement for International Distribution of Biological Products
3. Tutogen Medical, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results
4. Tutogen Medical, Inc. Reports Year-End Fiscal 2007 Financial Results
5. Nonin Medical, Inc. Receives Frost & Sullivans 2007 Award for Product Differentiation Innovation
6. Tutogen Medical, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results
7. Arobella Medical, LLC Launches Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM)
8. SBT Acquisition Inc. Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Lifecore Biomedical, Inc.
9. Tryton Medical, Inc. Closes $14 Million Financing
10. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Acquires Heilongjiang Haina Pharmaceutical Inc.
11. Cohera Medical, Inc. Announces Closing of Insider Round of Financing for Over $7.6 Million
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ... be valued at $5.6 billion in 2019. It ... 18.1% from 2013 to 2019, and was valued ... research report published by Transparency Market Research. , ... please visit: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/companion-diagnostics-market.html . , The research ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... According to a new market report published by Transparency ... valued at USD 3,754.6 million in 2012 and is estimated ... CAGR of 5.9% from 2013 to 2019. , Nearly half ... by bone and joint disorders, and this number is expected ... will continue to increase the demand for orthobiologics. Other factors ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Pittcon is pleased to announce that the 2015 ... Scientific, have organized a session on nanotechnology for presentation ... Asia’s largest analytical and scientific instruments show, will be ... , The four speakers in this U.S. symposium, “Thinking ... Single Cells” will present their use of nanotechnology to ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... VANCOUVER , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ... (OTCQX: ICOTF), today reported financial results for the ... specified otherwise, are expressed in Canadian dollars and ... Second Quarter 2014 Highlights , ... visual acuity (VA) primary endpoint for subjects enrolled ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Companion Diagnostics Market to Hit $5.6 Billion in 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Orthobiologics Market to Reach $5,519.9 Million by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Fifth Annual U.S. Symposium at JASIS Organized by Pittcon’s Program Chairman Hub MacDonald 2iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4
... one of the largest provider of integrated and customized ... and investors that, on April 10, 2008, the National ... 264,000 m3 of,biodiesel, for delivery between July 1 and ... ensure supply of the necessary volumes for the,mandatory blend ...
... LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 11 Galderma Pharma ... dermatology, today,announced that its U.S. holding company, ... CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:,CGPI). As a result ... wholly owned,subsidiary of Galderma Laboratories., "We ...
... international start-up, CEOs, business development executives, and service providers ... ... the globe, MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. and CLEVELAND, April ... BioEnterprise Corporation, the Cleveland-based bioscience business,formation, recruitment, and acceleration initiative, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Galderma Completes Acquisition of CollaGenex 2Galderma Completes Acquisition of CollaGenex 3Galderma Completes Acquisition of CollaGenex 4IBF Conferences Inc*International Business Forum and BioEnterprise Corporation present the 2nd Annual Global Healthcare Investing Conference 2IBF Conferences Inc*International Business Forum and BioEnterprise Corporation present the 2nd Annual Global Healthcare Investing Conference 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has ... antibodies can completely protect monkeys against a lethal dose of ... time when the disease is severe. , Thomas Geisbert, professor ... Nature discussing advances in Ebola treatment research. The filoviruses ... most deadly of pathogens, with fatality rates of up to ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... the repeated climatic shifts over the last 120,000 ... diversity, a team of researchers led by City ... developed a new biodiversity metric called "phylogeographic endemism." ... genetic variation within species is restricted in geographical ... biology, and 14 other researchers from institutions in ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... explored the type and number of connections in transcription ... on robustness in a study published in PLOS ... that the assortativity signature contributes to a network,s resilience ... varying the out-out assortativity of TFN models has a ... other three types of assortativity," said Dov A. Pechenick, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Leading Ebola researcher at UTMB says there's an effective treatment for Ebola 2CCNY team defines new biodiversity metric 2Assortativity signatures of transcription factor networks contribute to robustness 2
... have manipulated cell activity that occurs during the interruption ... animal studies. The finding has the potential to become ... already existing drugs might be pressed into service to ... ischemia, is a major problem in many organs, where ...
... science may be a significant step closer to climbing into ... researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ... that a single protein, HS1, enables key functions of natural ... viral infections. The protein allows the NK cells to pursue ...
... fossil and the reinterpretation of previously known fossils, all from ... "missing link" in the evolution of flatfishes and explain one ... include halibut, flounder and sole, have a bizarre structural adaptation: ... is even more remarkable is that every flatfish is born ...
Cached Biology News:Novel approach may protect against heart attack injury 2Control switches found for immune cells that fight cancer, viral infection 2New fossil tells twisted tale of how flatfishes ended up with two eyes on one side of head 2New fossil tells twisted tale of how flatfishes ended up with two eyes on one side of head 3New fossil tells twisted tale of how flatfishes ended up with two eyes on one side of head 4
Mouse monoclonal [AE3] to Cytokeratin 1 - 8, prediluted ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Tissue / cell preparation - Human epidermal cells. Entrez GeneID: 140807 Swiss P...
Rac 1/2/3/4 (S-18)...
... Recognizes K+ Cl- ... shows no significant sequence ... or CCC.,SPECIES REACTIVITIES: The ... conserved in human, mouse, ...
Anti-G-alpha-i 1 G-Protein Host: mouse monoclonal Species Reactivity: human, mouse, rat Applications: WB Storage: 4C...
Biology Products: