Navigation Links
Boston Scientific Welcomes Launch of Syntax Score Website
Date:5/18/2009

Online tools will help physicians determine treatment strategies

NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed the launch of a new website, www.syntaxscore.com, dedicated to the understanding and use of the SYNTAX Score(TM), a novel angiographic tool used to measure the complexity of coronary artery disease. The Company made the announcement at the annual EuroPCR Scientific Program in Barcelona.

The SYNTAX Score was developed in connection with the SYNTAX trial, the first randomized, controlled clinical trial to compare percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using the TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery in patients with left main disease and/or significant narrowing of all three coronary arteries (three-vessel disease). These complex patients are traditionally treated with CABG and have been excluded from most prior drug-eluting stent clinical trials. The SYNTAX trial provides important data related to the treatment of these complex patients and should help physicians make more informed treatment decisions.

The SYNTAX Score was used in the trial to characterize coronary anatomy based on nine anatomic criteria, including lesion frequency, complexity and location; it assigned a score to each patient. Higher SYNTAX Scores indicate patients with more complex disease and increased treatment challenges.

The new website allows cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to calculate a patient's SYNTAX Score and create a description of anatomical complexity of the coronary vasculature that can be used in combination with a physician's broader clinical judgment to aid in determining the best revascu
'/>"/>

SOURCE Boston Scientific Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Fate Therapeutics Granted Exclusive License for Stem Cell Modulators by Childrens Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital
2. Boston Scientific to Donate Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices to Heartbeat International for Implantation in Needy Patients
3. Boston Scientific Announces Company Schedule for Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions
4. Xconomy Launches XSITE 2009; First Annual Xconomy Summit on Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at Boston University
5. UMass Boston Opens Venture Development Center to Expand R&D Activity
6. Boston Scientific Announces First Quarter Special Items
7. Boston Scientific Launches New Coronary Imaging Catheter
8. Moodys Raises Boston Scientifics Rating Outlook to Stable
9. BG Medicine Signs Collaborative Research Agreement with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and Boston University
10. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at the 29th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference in Boston
11. Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Bill Jacobs Automotive, a group of ... teaming up with the Heartland Blood Center and offering free ... The drive takes place Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Bill ... p.m. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46637 )  The ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Cynvenio, a ... management through the genomic analysis of tumor cells in ... Finder™, a web-based cancer decision support application powered by ... with Cynvenio’s ClearID™ genomic test, Therapy Finder will provide ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... A study has been launched to test whether ... could help to tackle the problem of obesity.  This unique ... surgery based in Stowmarket) and academics at University Campus Suffolk ... technology, which is inspired by equipment used to collect data ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 DTS Language Services, Inc . ... Portal for Life Science organizations who need document translations. ... matter of their documents in advance with a selection of ... of translations, often a critical factor in clinical and scientific ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Join the Bill Jacobs Auto blood drive and receive a free oil change 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 2Cynvenio Offers New Breast Cancer Therapy Finder Application for its ClearID Breast Cancer Genomic Test 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 2Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 3Formula 1 Technology Tackles Obesity in Unique Healthcare Partnership 4DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2
... Pa., Sept. 7, 2011 Tengion, Inc (NASDAQ: ... Brian Davis, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tengion, ... Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at 1:35 pm ... can be accessed under "Calendar of Events" in the Investors ...
... 2011 The Journal of Cell Biology ... pleased to announce their next enhancement to the JCB ... published scientific image data. Starting today, data from genome-wide ... with papers published in JCB. HCS data are increasingly ...
... 7, 2011 Debiopharm Group™ ... focuses on serious medical conditions and particularly ... privately-held, biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery ... cancer, have entered into an exclusive worldwide ...
Cached Biology Technology:Tengion to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 13th Annual Healthcare Conference 2Glencoe Software and The Journal of Cell Biology Pioneer Publishing of Genome-Wide Screens 2Glencoe Software and The Journal of Cell Biology Pioneer Publishing of Genome-Wide Screens 3Debiopharm and Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc. Announce An Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of the IAP (Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein) Inhibitor AT-406 (Called Debio 1143 by Debiopharm) for the Treatment of Various T 2Debiopharm and Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc. Announce An Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialization of the IAP (Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein) Inhibitor AT-406 (Called Debio 1143 by Debiopharm) for the Treatment of Various T 3
(Date:4/16/2014)... ,, Sometimes known as Kennedy,s disease, spinal and bulbar muscular ... slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy. Researchers have long considered ... the cells in the spinal cord and brainstem that ... in the April 16, 2014 online issue of Neuron ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... thoughts and feelings are the result of neurons talking ... of the conversations might not be all that private. Brain ... even participating in, some of those discussions. But a new ... part of the time specifically, when the neurons get ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... Klaus Aktories and Dr. Panagiotis Papatheodorou from the Institute of ... Freiburg have discovered the receptor responsible for smuggling the toxin ... The TpeL toxin, which is formed by C. perfringens ... It is very similar to the toxins of many other ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Mutant protein in muscle linked to neuromuscular disorder 2Eavesdropping on brain cell chatter 2Eavesdropping on brain cell chatter 3Gate for bacterial toxins found 2
... the president of Conservation International and a global leader ... Medal from the Harvard Museum of Natural History. ... who has written more than 500 scientific and popular ... has described 11 species new to science, had seven ...
... Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a significant discovery ... They explain nature,s way of controlling whether these cells will ... a liver, or any other part of the human body. ... the journal Cell . The scientists say the ...
... a successful second funding period, the first three DFG ... for another four years. This decision was made by ... Research Foundation) at its spring session in Bonn. As ... in the Earth System" in Bremen, "The Center for ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists shed light on inner workings of human embryonic stem cells 2Scientists shed light on inner workings of human embryonic stem cells 3The first DFG research centers to be funded for another four years 2The first DFG research centers to be funded for another four years 3The first DFG research centers to be funded for another four years 4
... in the submicron range are part of ... and control of particle size is important ... can reliably detect the component populations in ... Particle Size Analyzer uses Photon Correlation Spectroscopy ...
...
... a dedicated system for SFC and SFE ... of HPLC instrumentation. JASCO has recently added ... of the system: ,- The PU-1580-CO2 delivery ... procedures using carbon dioxide as the mobile ...
... ( Abpromise for all tested ... Synthetic peptide: IGPEVPDDRDFEPS conjugated to KLH, ... Human Decorin (fragment 36-49 of the ... Entrez GeneID: 1634 ...
Biology Products: