NATICK, Mass. and CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced results from an analysis of two-year data from more than 7,000 patients in the TAXUS ARRIVE Registry program. The study was designed to evaluate the safety performance of the TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System in patients treated in "real-world" practice. Outcomes through two years in the simple- use (single vessel/stent) patient group confirmed the favorable results seen in similar patients enrolled in previous TAXUS randomized clinical trials (the clinical trial cohort). Results in the more complex expanded-use group also continued the expected slightly higher event rates than simple-use patients, but were still favorable through two years compared to the published outcomes of other treatment modalities for such patients. Analysis of the data was presented by John M. Lasala, M.D., Ph.D., at the SCAI Annual Scientific Sessions in Partnership with the ACC/i2 Summit in Chicago.
"The extensive ARRIVE data show favorable and consistent outcomes in high- risk groups representing some of the most complex patients and lesions," said Dr. Lasala, Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. "Outcomes in the simple-use patients in ARRIVE are consistent with results from the TAXUS Stent cohorts in the TAXUS randomized clinical trial program, indicating that the ARRIVE methodology is very efficient in capturing adverse event outcomes. Overall, then, these results support the long-term performance of the TAXUS Stent across the broad range of patients studied in these trials and registries."
The pooled analysis included two-year outcomes for 7,033 patients in
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