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Boston Scientific PROMUS(TM) and TAXUS(R) Stents Continue Strong Performance in Safety and Efficacy Measures
Date:10/22/2007

Stent (p=0.01), reflecting an increased number of small (non-Q wave) MIs at the time of the procedure (2.5% vs. 3.8%).

Subset analysis showed especially strong performance of the TAXUS Stent in diabetic patients with MACE rates remaining low at 4.7%, while MACE rates increased in the XIENCE V (PROMUS) Stent to 8.8%. In long lesions (lesion length>13.2 mm), MACE was 7.7% for the XIENCE V (PROMUS) Stent and 8.0% for the TAXUS Stent; in small vessels (RVD< / =2.775 mm), 6.1% for the XIENCE V (PROMUS) Stent and 12.1% for the TAXUS Stent*.

Stent thrombosis rates through one year were also low for both the TAXUS Stent (0.6%, 0.6%) and the XIENCE V (PROMUS) Stent (0.8%, 1.1%), using protocol and ARC definitions, respectively.

"The SPIRIT III one-year data reaffirms the proven long-term outcomes of the TAXUS Stent," said Paul LaViolette, Chief Operating Officer of Boston Scientific. "We look forward to launching the PROMUS Stent in the U.S., which will complement our paclitaxel-eluting TAXUS Stent by offering physicians a deliverable Olimus option."

The PROMUS Stent has CE Mark approval and is distributed in most European countries and other international markets. The PROMUS Stent is an investigational device in the U.S. and not yet approved for sale. It is currently under FDA review with an anticipated U.S. launch in 2008. The safety and efficacy of the TAXUS Express2 Stent System have not been established in patients with diabetes, long lesions and small vessels.

SPIRIT is sponsored by Abbott. TAXUS, Express2 and PROMUS are trademarks of Boston Scientific Corporation or its affiliates. XIENCE is a trademark of Abbott Laboratories Group of Companies.

*Subsets were not designed for statistical comparisons and demonstrated the above observational results.

Boston 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 inf
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