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Volcano Corporation Completes Acquisition of Lumen Biomedical's Xtract(TM) Thrombus Aspiration Catheter
Date:2/9/2010

plex disease states that require thrombus aspiration," said Scott Huennekens, President and Chief Executive Officer of Volcano. "Since we began to distribute the Xtract™ catheter last year, it has been well-received by the interventional cardiology community. Consistent with our drive to continuously improve our product offerings, we now have control over the product and rights to the design, and will be able to directly build upon the feedback we have received from our customers on how to further improve upon our unique approach to thrombus aspiration."

As a result of the strength of recent clinical studies, a new recommendation acknowledging that the use of aspiration thrombectomy is reasonable to treat STEMI was a key change in the December 2009 update to the STEMI and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) guidelines. These guidelines for treating coronary disease and heart attacks using PCI were issued by the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI). "There are three clinical studies cited in the guidelines – TAPAS, EXPIRA, and ATTEMPT - that clearly demonstrate the potential benefit of using aspiration thrombectomy in STEMI patients," said Dr. Matthew Price, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Scripps Clinic and Director of Interventional Cardiology Research for Scripps Genomic Medicine. "In the TAPAS study, with aspiration versus PCI alone, there was a 46% reduction in cardiac death at 1 year. In the EXPIRA study, there was no cardiac death in the PCI only group versus 6.5% death at 2 years. In the ATTEMPT study, which was a large pooled analysis of randomized trials, there was a 34% reduction in mortality even with the use of IIb/IIa inhibitors. In addition to better clinical outcomes, these studies also showed better
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