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Medtech's top stent-makers land SharedClarity contracts

July 29, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Healthcare-provider alliance SharedClarity signs some of medtech's biggest firms to land specialized pricing for peripheral stents.

Medtech's top stent-makers land SharedClarity contracts

Four of medtech's biggest firms agreed to offer peripheral stents at specialized prices to members of SharedClarity, an organization formed through the alliance of some of the country's largest health insurance and care providers.

Abbott wins FDA nod for Supera peripheral stent

March 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott says the FDA granted pre-market approval for its Supera stent for treating peripheral artery disease.

Abbott wins FDA nod for Supera peripheral stent

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) said the FDA granted pre-market approval for its Supera peripheral stent.

Abbott Park, Ill.-based Abbott said the stent is designed to conform to the shape of patients' blood vessels. The FDA approved the Supera device for treating occlusions in the superficial femoral artery and the proximal popliteal artery.

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AxoGen raises $18M in support of its peripheral nerve repair products

August 15, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Florida-based AxoGen touts an $18 million underwritten public offering of common stock, planning to expand commercial efforts for its peripheral nerve repair products.

AxoGen raises $18M in supports of its peripheral nerve repair products

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Cook Medical's Zilver Vena venous self-expanding stent trial is a 1st for the U.S.

April 12, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Cook Medical launches a clinical study of its Zilver Vena stent, the 1st trial of its kind in the U.S. assessing an iliofemoral venous self-expanding stent.

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Indiana medical device giant Cook Medical announced the launch of a new clinical study, the 1st of its kind evaluating the safety and effectiveness of its Zilver Vena venous self-expanding stent.

The VIVO study will enroll select adult patients experiencing limiting leg pain, leg swelling or skin discoloration or a healed or active lower leg ulcer, according to a Cook statement.

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J&J's Cordis snaps up Flexible Stenting Solutions

March 12, 2013 by Brad Perriello

Johnson & Johnson's stenting arm, Cordis Corp. furthers its turn away from coronary stents toward the endovascular market with the acquisition of Flexible Stenting Solutions for an undisclosed amount.

Cordis Corp.

Cordis Corp., the stent-making arm of healthcare colossus Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), said it's acquired Flexible Stenting Solutions as part of turning its back on the coronary stents market in favor of the endovascular arena.

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Medtronic lands new EU indications for Complete SE stent

January 24, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Medical device company Medtronic wins expanded European regulatory approval for its Complete SE self-expanding vascular stent.

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Medtech titan Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) won new European regulatory consideration for its Complete SE vascular stent, gaining approval for use in the arteries that supply blood to the legs.

Medtronic won CE Mark approval in the European Union for use of the Complete SE self-expanding stent in the superficial femoral arteries and proximal popliteal arteries and announced international launch immediately.

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Covidien touts EU win for EverFlex stent

January 23, 2013 by MassDevice staff

Medical device maker Covidien wins CE Mark approval in the European Union for its EverFlex self-expanding stent system.

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Medical device company Covidien (NYSE:COV) announced CE Mark approval in the European Union for its EverFlex self-expanding peripheral stent as well as for the accompanying Entrust delivery system.

Covidien plans to roll out the device in Western Europe next month, according to a press release.

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