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Micell Technologies Reports Preclinical Data for MiStent™ Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent to be Presented at EuroPCR
Date:5/11/2011

ing in-stent late lumen loss at nine months, compared to Medtronic's Endeavor® Sprint DES, as measured with angiography in treated de novo lesions ranging in diameter from 2.5 to 3.5 mm and amenable to treatment with a maximum 30 mm long stent.

Elazer R. Edelman, M.D., Ph.D., commented, "The presented data, based on a thorough preclinical evaluation, validate the premise that Micell's unique coating process could produce a remarkable level of consistency and control in a drug-eluting stent." Dr. Edelman is the Thomas D. and Virginia W. Cabot Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a consultant to Micell.

Presentation Details

EuroPCR, Paris, France -- Wednesday, May 18, 15:00-16:30
Plenary session: Cardiovascular Innovation Pipeline – Coronary Heart Disease
MiStent DES: A Novel Third Generation DES with a Fully-absorbable Coating and Enhanced Drug Delivery Capabilities
Presented by James B. McClain, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Micell Technologies

About the MiStent DES

The MiStent DES is a drug-eluting stent designed to optimize healing. Micell's rapid-absorbing drug/polymer formulation is intended to precisely and consistently control drug elution and polymer exposure duration. The MiStent DES is intended to deliver a precise therapeutic solution for coronary artery disease with the potential to avoid the long-term safety concerns associated with current drug-eluting stents.

Using an approved drug (sirolimus) and polymer (PLGA), Micell's patented supercritical fluid technology allows a rigorously controlled drug/polymer coating to be applied to a bare-metal stent. The MiStent DES leverages the benefits of Eurocor's (CE Marked) Genius® MAGIC Cobalt Chromium Coronary Stent System, a state-of-the-art bare-metal stent, which has demonstrated excellent deliverability, conformability and flexibility. GLP pre-clinical trials
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