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vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque
Date:6/1/2009

study methodology can be found in a case study published recently in Nature Reviews Cardiology (vol. 6, May 2009).

The follow-up exam indicated that the self-expanding vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield had stabilized the vulnerable lesion while gently expanding over time. Imaging studies revealed that the residual stenosis in the area of the lesion improved from 30% to just 5% (measured by Quantitative Angiography). The Shield was covered by a thin layer of healthy tissue with an average thickness of 80 - 110 microns. "These results are comparable to what is seen with drug eluting stents in terms of thickness--we did not see a significant hyperplastic injury response," commented cardiac pathologist Gary Tearney, MD, PhD. Dr. Tearney, an Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard University and the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, went on to explain that "The Shield appears to be perfectly designed for just this type of lesion--since it's self-expanding, there is less chance of rupturing the plaque."

Prescient Medical views the SECRITT I trial as a significant step toward achieving its mission of reducing deaths from heart attacks. According to Prescient CEO Patricia Scheller, "In the future, we hope that the Shield will be used to stabilize these soft, rupture-prone lesions without causing excessive injury to the vessel wall like traditional balloon-expandable stents. We are very encouraged by the healthy endothelial tissue coverage and reduced stenosis demonstrated in this patient."

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Prescient Medical, Inc. is a privately held medical device company dedicated to reducing deaths from heart attacks, the leading cause of death in much of the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.prescientmedical.com or call +1-866-376-0500.


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