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Implantation Technique for Bioresorbable Scaffolds

Jiang Ming Fam, MD, MBBS; and Robert-Jan van Geuns, MD

January/February 2017—Device description and patient/lesion selection with the Absorb BVS.

Abbott Vascular's Absorb BVS Studied in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus

January 13, 2017 -- Findings from the Absorb Diabetic Substudy of Abbott Vascular's Absorb everolimus-eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) were published by Dean …

Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds Studied for Very Late Scaffold Thrombosis

January 13, 2017 -- Toshiaki Toyota, MD, et al conducted a study that sought to compare the 2-year outcomes between bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) and metallic everoli…

Retrospective Analysis Evaluates Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds to Treat CTOs

January 9, 2017 -- Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVS) are a feasible and safe treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO), concluded Satoru Mitomo, MD, et al in a study pu…

Abbott Vascular's Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold Approved in Japan

November 7, 2016 -- Abbott Vascular announced Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare has approved the company’s Absorb bioresorbable coronary stent. Sold c…

PRISON IV Trial Evaluates Biotronik’s Osiro Biodegradable SES to Treat CTOs

November 2, 2016 -- The randomized multicenter PRISON IV trial evaluated Biotronik’s hybrid, ultra-thin strut Osiro sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) with a biodeg…

TRANSFORM-OCT Evaluates Strut Coverage and Neoatherosclerosis in Bioresorbable Versus Durable Polymer DES

November 2, 2016 -- Results from TRANSFORM-OCT, a prospective, randomized trial that used optical coherence tomography (OCT) to evaluate strut coverage and neoatherosclerosis …

FANTOM II Results Presented for Reva Medical’s Fantom Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold

October 31, 2016 -- The FANTOM II study was presented during the First Report Investigations presentations on bioresorbable stent technologies at TCT 2016, the 28th annua…




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Cardiac Interventions Today is a publication dedicated to providing comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in technology, techniques, clinical studies, and regulatory and reimbursement issues in the field of coronary and cardiac interventions. Cardiac Interventions Today premiered in March 2007, with its launch issue focusing on the state of coronary drug-eluting stent use. Each edition will cover a variety of topics in a flexible format that includes articles covering various perspectives on current clinical topics, in-depth interviews with expert physicians, overviews of available technologies, industry news, and insights into the issues affecting today's cardiology practices.