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Cook TAA graft trial

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Firm completes enrollment for its STARZ-TX2 clinical trial comparing the Zenith TX2 endovascular graft to open surgery in the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms. The 200-patient trial, conducted at 39 sites, will evaluate patient survival and rupture rates over 12 months. WL Gore (Gore TAG) was first-to-market in the TAA endograft space in March 2005, with Medtronic (Talent) aiming to be next (1"The Gray Sheet" March 28, 2005, p. 13). Medtronic completed enrollment of its VALOR pivotal trial for Talent in June 2005...

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