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The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbott's Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent
Date:3/12/2009

data evaluating the safety and performance of a bioabsorbable drug eluting coronary stent out to two years. Abbott's bioabsorbable everolimus eluting coronary device is made of polylactic acid, a proven biocompatible material that is commonly used in medical implants such as dissolvable sutures. As with a metallic stent, Abbott's bioabsorbable stent is designed to restore blood flow by propping a clogged vessel open, and to provide support until the blood vessel heals. Unlike a metallic stent, however, a bioabsorbable device is designed to be slowly metabolized by the body and completely absorbed over time.

"Abbott has consistently been at the forefront of advances in interventional cardiology - from the early days of angioplasty to our continued success with bare metal stents and the market-leading XIENCE V drug eluting stent. Our bioabsorbable device is another example of scientific innovation leading to an interventional breakthrough," said John M. Capek, Ph.D., executive vice president, Medical Devices, Abbott. "Today's data publication in The Lancet confirms the promise our bioabsorbable device holds as a vasorestorative therapy for patients with coronary artery disease."

Abbott will begin enrolling patients in the second phase of its international ABSORB clinical trial in the first half of 2009.

About the ABSORB Clinical Trial

The ABSORB trial is a prospective, non-randomized (open label), two-phase study designed to enroll approximately 110 patients in Australia, Belgium, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland and Switzerland. Key endpoints of the study include assessments of safety - MACE and stent thrombosis rates - at 30 days, six, nine and 18 months, and one and two years, with additional annual clinical follow-up for up to five years, as well as an assessment of the acute performance of the bioabsorbable drug eluting stent, including successful deployment of the sten
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