Navigation Links
Two-Year SYNTAX Data Show Comparable Safety Outcomes for Complex Patients Treated With TAXUS(R) EXPRESS(R) Stents and Bypass Surgery
Date:9/2/2009

NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced two-year data from its SYNTAX clinical trial comparing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) using the TAXUS((R)) Express((R)) Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. The overall results demonstrated no statistically significant difference between PCI and CABG in the composite safety endpoint (all-cause death, stroke and myocardial infarction [MI]). The Company made the announcement at the annual European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Barcelona.

"These results reinforce the one-year SYNTAX data and show impressive outcomes for PCI in patients with complex coronary anatomy, the majority of whom are normally treated with CABG surgery," said Keith D. Dawkins, M.D., Associate Chief Medical Officer of Boston Scientific. "Today's findings build on our prior data and provide additional support for PCI as a viable treatment option for many of these challenging patients."

The patients in the SYNTAX trial - all of whom have left main and/or three-vessel coronary disease - are a unique study group in the PCI field. In the SYNTAX trial, mean stent use was 4.6 stents/patient, with one patient having 14 stents implanted. By contrast, the average number of stents implanted in a PCI patient in everyday practice is 1.5. In addition, the study included 33 percent of patients with >100 mm stented length, 71 percent with bi/trifurcations, 27 percent with chronic total occlusions and 39 percent with left main disease.

The results showed comparable safety profiles for the two treatment groups at two years, with a combined rate of all-cause death, stroke and MI of 10.8 percent for PCI and 9.6 perce
'/>"/>

SOURCE Boston Scientific Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
2. Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride: Oral 162
3. Two-Year Data Reinforce Effect of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) in Inhibiting Progression of Joint Damage and Improving Physical Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
4. Two-Year Phase III Data Presented at AAN 61st Annual Meeting Show Positive Outcome of Cladribine Tablets in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
5. The Lancet Publishes Two-Year Results of Abbotts Fully Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent
6. Circulation Publishes Pivotal Two-Year Results On XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent
7. Two-Year Follow-Up Data Demonstrates Preservation of Adequate Mitral Valve Area in Patients Treated with the MitraClip(R) System
8. XTENT Announces Positive Two-Year CUSTOM I and One-Year CUSTOM II Trial Data for Novel Drug-Eluting Stent System
9. Two-Year Outcomes From Large Head-to-Head Clinical Trial Indicate Similar Safety Profile in Diabetic Patients for Cypher(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent and Taxus Stent
10. SYNTAX Analysis Finds Treatment With TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Stent System More Cost Effective Than Bypass Surgery in Patients With Complex Coronary Artery Disease
11. SYNTAX Analysis Finds Treatment With TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents More Cost Effective Than Bypass Surgery in Many Patients With Complex Coronary Artery Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2015)... , Aug. 28, 2015  IP Shakti, LLC, today ... Logo - ... "Our new corporate identity signifies our transformation into ... first predictive analytics platform for patent claim validity." ... launch of the proprietary AIA Shield™ platform, the Company commenced ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... Denmark and ATLANTA ... 31, 2015 the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared ... Depressive Disorder in adult patients who have failed to receive ... TMS is a non-invasive technique for stimulating neural tissue in ... Major Depressive Disorder. The procedure has been proven safe and ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 28, 2015 The report "Eubiotics Market by Type ... Ruminant, and Aquaculture), & by Region ( North America ... , and Rest of the World) - Global Trends ... for Eubiotics was valued at USD 4.62 Billion in 2014 ... at a CAGR of 7.4% from 2015 to 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IP Shakti, LLC Changes Company Name to Prediqtus, LLC 2Therapy System for Treating Major Depressive Disorder Receives FDA Clearance 2Therapy System for Treating Major Depressive Disorder Receives FDA Clearance 3Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 2Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 3Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 4Eubiotics Market Worth 7.05 Billion USD by 2020 5
... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 9 BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... been elected to the Company,s Board of Directors. Dr. ... and director, physician and professor of medicine. , ... of Directors," said Zola P. Horovitz, Ph.D., Chairman of the ...
... , SAN DIEGO, Dec. 9 ... that the Company,s Principal Executive Officer, Brian M. Culley, will ... Life Sciences On-line Forum on December 15, 2009 at 9:30 ... audio webcast with slide presentation at www.informedinvestors.com , a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Elects Charles A. Sanders to its Board of Directors 2BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Elects Charles A. Sanders to its Board of Directors 3BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Elects Charles A. Sanders to its Board of Directors 4
(Date:8/29/2015)... , ... August 29, 2015 , ... ... of two inventors from Miller Place, N.Y. "I specialize in manual therapy, and ... In addition, it can be used for additional muscle dysfunction throughout the body." ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Dr. Tim Novelli, DC., Founder and President of the Patriot ... of the chiropractic field in the military. All too often VA hospitals treat patients ... made available to the VA program over a decade ago, the reality is that ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... August 29, 2015 , ... ProDrop Particles includes over 40 particle backdrops ... seconds of unique footage that users can shrink and stretch in the Final Cut ... Users can customize color, brightness, scale, speed, range, and flare attributes with intuitive controls ...
(Date:8/29/2015)... ... , ... The popular television program VOICES IN AMERICA, hosted by legendary star ... devoting an entire short segment to the subject of diabetes. Diabetes is a debilitating ... daily basis, but recent advancements in medical science may prove to be a significant ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Joining a ... Memorial Hospital recently transitioned management companies to partner with Wound Care Advantage (WCA) ... outpatient wound center. , Transitioning wound care management providers can be a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Inventors and InventHelp Clients Develops Tension Reliever (LGI-1951) 2Health News:The Patriot Project brings Chiropractic Care to the Armed Forces and their Families - Rapid Release Technology Joins the Effort to Recruit more Doctors to Pledge 2Health News:FCPX Effects Developer, Pixel Film Studios, Releases ProDrop Particles. 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 2Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 3Health News:Decatur County Memorial Hospital Transitions Wound Center Management To Wound Care Advantage and the Luvo Operating System 4
... Forest University Baptist Medical Center certain herbs and dietary ... and some other gastrointestinal problems.// ,The researcher ... what people were out there doing, and came up ... research findings, historically, 50 years ago, people used home ...
... by scientists from Mayo Clinic had reported that taking aspirin ... still be had even hours before the surgery. ... prevent a heart attack or stroke by making it less ... artery.// However, many surgeons who are concerned about excessive bleeding ...
... walks or running may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, according ... reduce the risk of some other forms of cancer. ... 70 % reduction in the risk of development of ovarian cancer. ... cancer was also less frequent among those who exercised. ,The ...
... Researchers from University of Pennsylvania had identified a brain ... substance abuse. The chemical called orexin is also involved ... // ,Research showed that the activation ... region that controls many vital functions such as eating, ...
... by AUT Professor of Nutrition Elaine Rush states that ... sugar as well as caffeine contributes to obesity. // ... containing sugar, added caffeine and guarana (which also contains ... more rapidly than lemonade. "These results could have huge ...
... a difficult task for doctors to handle. The only ... waiting to heal or switching over to painkillers. // ... a form of cement is injected into the broken ... ,Vertebroplasty came to the United States in 1993, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Aspirin Benefits Cardiac Disease Patients, Even Before Surgery 2Health News:Brain Chemical Identified For Drug Dependent Behavior 2Health News:Obesity Can Be Caused By Consumption Of Energy Drinks 2
Distinct male and female designs for proper anatomical fit. Hip and pelvic components sized independently. Rigid posterior tongue minimizes pelvic rotation. Available in black or white plastic. Aggre...
Modular hip abduction system designed to provide superior fit, adjustability and functionality for optimum patient stability, comfort and compliance...
... Stabilizer Abduction and rotation ... revisions and fractures. Preset ... with adjustable flexion and ... Adjustabelt back panel. Available ...
... contact casting for the treatment of ... plantar surface of the foot. Other ... plantar fasciitis or other foot conditions ... even distribution of body weight on ...
Medicine Products: