Incomplete stent apposition
and very late stent thrombosis after drug-eluting stent implantation.
About the APPOSITION
III Study APPOSITION
III is a prospective, single-arm, multi-center (50 hospitals across Europe) post-market trial to assess the long term performance of the STENTYS Self-Apposing stent in routine clinical practice in 1,000 patients suffering from ST-Elevation Myocardial infarction (STEMI).
of Mount Sinai Hospital (New York) will present STENTYS' proposed randomized IDE trial in STEMI, the APPOSITION
V Study in the United States and Worldwide
Additional announcements are expected during the second half of the fiscal year, including the planned presentation of 12-month interim results for the APPOSITION
III clinical trial at the annual TCT congress in the United States (US) in October.
Gonzague Issenmann, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of STENTYS, concludes: "STENTYS recorded a strong first half for 2012: continued sales growth, launch of the new Stentys AC aspiration catheter, and impressive clinical results from our APPOSITION
With the same drug and polymer loading and comparable release kinetics as the PROMUS Stent, the PROMUS Element Stent achieved similar late loss and significantly better stent apposition
The randomized study will enroll 150 heart attack patients who will be treated with either the STENTYS stent or Medtronic's Resolute[R] drug-eluting stent, and will compare stent apposition
in both groups at four and nine months after treatment.
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PA), a medical technology company commercializing the world's first and only Self-Apposing[R] Stent to treat Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), announced today the definite results on the 1,000-patient APPOSITION
III clinical study at one month after treatment of a severe heart attack.
The OverStitch system will enhance the ability to perform full thickness tissue apposition
and anastomosis reliably by letting us mimic how we would suture laparoscopically.
0mm-length implant has six pairs of anchors designed to optimize angioplasty by creating tissue apposition
to smooth the arterial lumen.
The ceramic Valeo VBR implants uniquely combine strength with bone apposition
, and simultaneously provide the visualization compatibility necessary for medical diagnostic imaging.
The Sideguard self-expanding, nitinol, stent promotes continuous wall apposition
and positive remodelling and its unique trumpet-shaped design conforms to varying characteristics of the sidebranch ostium.
Huennekens noted, "This observation underlines the fact that in many cases we are either treating the wrong location because we didn't use FFR to measure lesion severity, or we are placing the stent sub-optimally because we are not using IVUS to ensure full apposition
and expansion post intervention.
The final angiographic control showed excellent wall apposition
of this unique stent design.