Navigation Links
Data from Patient Subsets of e-HEALING, a Worldwide Registry, Support Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-Engineered R Stent(TM) as Alternative to Drug- Eluting Stents
Date:9/3/2007

Report of Positive Results with Innovative Pro-Healing Stent is Featured at

ESC Congress 2007

VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that post-marketing data from patient subsets of a global registry support the use of the company's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) as an alternative to drug-eluting stents.

Presented today by Robbert de Winter, M.D., Ph.D., at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2007 in Vienna, Austria, the data from OrbusNeich's e-HEALING registry show:

* For 296 diabetic patients at six months, the target lesion

revascularization (TLR) rate was 2%, which is much lower than was

anticipated

* A TLR rate of 1.9% for 213 chronic total occlusion (CTO) patients at ]

six months

* For 923 patients with statin use, the major adverse cardiac events

(MACE) rate at six months was 5.7%, while 116 patients without statin

use experienced a MACE rate of 6.9% over the same period

"This real-world data strengthen our belief that Genous is a very promising alternative to drug-eluting stents," said de Winter, a co-principal investigator of the study and director of the catheterization laboratory at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam. "Genous appears to have the same efficacy as drug-eluting stents but a better safety profile with only minimal dual-antiplatelet therapy requirements. This is an important finding in that physicians are becoming reluctant to burden their patients with the cost and compliance issues associated with drug-eluting stents and their extensive dual-antiplatelet therapy requirements."

OrbusNeich's e-HEALING is a multi-center, worldwide (outside the United States) prospective registry of patients treated with the Genous Bio- engineered R stent in accordance with the instructions for use. The protocol recommends that patients receive two weeks of statin treatment prior to the procedure and one month of clopidogrel treatment after the procedure. Clinical follow-up takes place at 30 days, six months and 12 months. The primary outcome of the registry is target vessel failure at 12 months.

Unlike drug-eluting stents, Genous, which is coated with an antibody, captures a patient's endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) to accelerate the natural healing process. EPCs circulate in the bloodstream and are involved in the repair of blood vessels. When attracted to the surface of Genous, EPCs rapidly form an endothelial layer over the stent that provides protection against thrombus and minimizes restenosis.

OrbusNeich designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative medical devices for the treatment of vascular diseases. The company's product portfolio includes the Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM), an antibody- coated device that is the first-ever stent to capture a patient's endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) to accelerate the natural healing process following placement. Other products are stents, balloons and guiding catheters marketed under the names of Blazer(TM), R stent(TM), Sapphire(TM), Avita(TM), Avita HP(TM), SafeCut(TM), Lumina(TM) and Saffron.

A global company, OrbusNeich is headquartered in Hong Kong and has operations in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Hoevelaken, The Netherlands; and Shenzhen, China. OrbusNeich, which has provided cardiology devices to physicians through its predecessor companies since 1979, today supplies products in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit http://www.OrbusNeich.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE OrbusNeich
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
2. Amphetamines Help Recovery of Stroke Patients
3. Painkillers Do Not Shorten Dying Patients Lives
4. Patients With Filariasis More Prone To HIV Infection
5. Glivec - New Hope For CMC Patients
6. Patient’s perception of health status helps in better recover
7. HIV infected patients can travel safely abroad
8. New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients
9. Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
10. New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients
11. Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... Sober College, the game-changing ... grand opening of the Sober College Robert Pfeifer Memorial Learning Center at its ... and was attended by an overwhelming amount of alumni, family, colleagues and friends ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... "I had a terrible time ... Winchester, Va. "I thought that if the nebulizer had a more child-friendly design, then ... them." , He developed the patent-pending NEBY to avoid the need to deliver medication ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... Franchising Company LLC, announced the first national #QuackGivesBack campaign which supported local ... “This was our first franchise-wide Quack Gives Back initiative, and we’re ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... ... With the increasing demand for dental implants, the National Association of Dental ... dentists and patients about the safety issues related to dental restorations. According to the ... is projected to reach $6.4 billion in 2018 with more than 30 million Americans ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced ... was set up in 2006 as a non-profit organization to unite pharmaceutical and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... The report also analyses the market by the following Technology Types: ... for the US, Canada , Japan ... Latin America , and Rest of World. ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... 9, 2016 aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE ... Physiocrine-based therapeutics to address severe, rare diseases, today announced that senior ... Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel in ... 2016, at 4:20 p.m. ET. About aTyr Pharma ... aTyr Pharma ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... 2016  Forge Therapeutics, Inc. today announced a ... EVT, TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) to advance its novel ... of bacterial infections including those caused by drug ... attractive antibacterial target for more than the past ... starting points has hampered its progress. Forge has ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: