Abbott's XIENCE V Shows Outstanding Two-Year Clinical Results Versus TAXUS in Key Safety and Efficacy Measures in SPIRIT IV Trial

September 24, 2010 by Anonymous


Late-breaking data from the SPIRIT IV trial, one of the largest randomized clinical trials between two drug eluting stents, continued to demonstrate outstanding clinical results of Abbott's market-leading XIENCE V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System versus the TAXUS Express2 Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System (TAXUS) in key areas of safety and efficacy through two years. The impressive two-year results were presented today by Gregg W. Stone, M.D., professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, during the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's 22nd annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference in Washington, D.C.

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