NATICK, Mass., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced its clinical trial news and events schedule at the 60th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology/i2 Summit, April 2-5, 2011 in New Orleans.
"Twelve-month results from the PLATINUM Workhorse clinical trial will provide important data on our next-generation PROMUS Element™ Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Stent as compared to our market-leading PROMUS® Stent," said Keith D. Dawkins, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Boston Scientific's Cardiology, Rhythm and Vascular (CRV) Group. "Additional analysis from the PERSEUS trial will further demonstrate differences in the PtCr platform compared to prior-generation stents."
Schedule of Events (All times are CST, with events to be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.)
Sunday, April 3
Monday, April 4
A live webcast of the event will be available to all interested parties via Boston Scientific's website at www.bostonscientific.com. Webcast registration is available on the Investor Relations section of the website. Interested parties are encouraged to register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to ensure a timely connection. A webcast replay will be archived and available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website approximately one hour following the completion of the event.
Boston Scientific will present its latest drug-eluting stent, cardiac rhythm management, peripheral intervention and imaging technologies at booth #4121 in the Exhibit Hall.
TAXUS, Express, Liberte, PROMUS, Element and ION are trademarks of Boston Scientific Corporation or its affiliates. XIENCE V is a trademark of the Abbott Laboratories group of companies. The PROMUS Stent is a private-labeled XIENCE V Stent manufactured by Abbott and distributed by Boston Scientific. The SPIRIT clinical program is sponsored by Abbott.
In the U.S., the ION Stent, PROMUS Element Stent and 2.25 mm PROMUS (XIENCE V) Stent are investigational devices, limited by applicable law to investigational use only and not available for sale. The safety and effectiveness of the TAXUS Express Stent has not been established in diabetic patients or patients presenting with AMI.About Boston ScientificBoston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties. For more information, please visit: www.bostonscientific.com.
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