Medtronic’s Drug-Coated Balloon Impresses In Peripheral Artery Trial
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Medtronic may have gained an edge over C.R. Bard in the future U.S. drug-coated balloon market as one-year results of a randomized trial of its IN.PACT Admiral paclitaxel-coated peripheral angioplasty balloon appear to be the best yet for a peripheral intervention device.
You may also be interested in...
Medtronic says it reached the necessary trial enrollment to support PMA approval for its IN.PACT Admiral drug-eluting balloon catheter to treat atherosclerosis in the superficial femoral artery. On the same day, CR Bard said it was prepared to submit its final PMA module for its Lutonix drug-eluting balloon by year’s end.
Biogen’s “recipe-driven qualification” knowledge management program standardizes data collection and reporting in the laboratory, with efficiency gains of 66%.
Less-invasive technologies to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia are fast becoming viable alternatives to medication and surgery. Landmark studies of newer techniques have led the American Urological Association to update its guidelines.