- New data to be presented on Abbott's market-leading XIENCE V(R) stent
- Educational information available on XIENCE PRIME(TM), Abbott's next-generation drug eluting stent in development
BARCELONA, Spain, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the company's schedule of major events and news announcements during EuroPCR 2009 in Barcelona, May 19 - 22. These include the presentation of new data from the SPIRIT V post-approval, single-arm study of the company's market-leading XIENCE V(R) Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System, as well as new details of Abbott's next-generation drug eluting stent in development, the XIENCE PRIME(TM) Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System.
During the meeting at Abbott's booth (# CO8), physicians will learn more about XIENCE PRIME, which utilizes the same drug and polymer as Abbott's market-leading XIENCE V drug eluting stent and is based upon the proven design of the MULTI-LINK(R) family of stents. Building upon the strong body of clinical evidence from the SPIRIT family of clinical trials, Abbott plans to make XIENCE PRIME available in an expanded size matrix, including XIENCE PRIME SV for small vessels and XIENCE PRIME LL for long lesions. The company expects to launch XIENCE PRIME in Europe later this year.
XIENCE PRIME is pending CE Mark, and is not available for sale.
In addition, Eberhard Grube, M.D., of Heart Center Siegburg, Germany, will present the one-year results from Abbott's 2,663-patient SPIRIT V single-arm study. The data will be presented during the EuroPCR 2009 Drug-Eluting Stent Abstract Session on Thursday, May 21, at 3:06 p.m. CET in Room 118-119 at The Forum CCIB Convention Center in Barcelona.
"We are excited to present the one-year data from the SPIRIT V study. This single-arm t
|SOURCE Abbott Laboratories|
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