BioControl Becomes Latest Company To Report Disappointing Outcomes With VNS Therapy For Heart Failure
BioControl Medical has terminated the INOVATE HF trial of its CardioFit vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) for the treatment of heart failure after a pre-specified interim analysis showed the trial had little chance of meeting its primary endpoint. Despite the disappointing results, some physicians remain optimistic about VNS for heart failure and researchers continue to analyze patient subgroups and secondary endpoints to identify potential patients who might benefit from VNS therapy.
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