Mercator Launches Trial Of Micro-Infusion Device For Lower-Leg Obstruction
LIMBO-ATX will evaluate adventitial delivery of dexamethasone after atherectomy-based revascularizations of lesions below the knee were noted in symptomatic patients with critical limb ischemia.
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Starts & Stops is a regular feature highlighting Medtech Insight's monthly editors' picks of noteworthy medtech clinical trial announcements, initiations, completions, and suspensions. This month's edition, covering November, is led by a major milestone for Mercator Medsystems, developer of the Bullfrog micro-infusion catheter.
Results of DANCE, the first large-scale trial of Mercator’s Bullfrog micro-infusion catheter device, showed local dexamethasone-delivery with Bullfrog yields patient outcomes that compare favorably to that of drug-coated balloons in patients with peripheral artery disease. The company is pursuing more trials of Bullfrog in peripheral artery disease patients even though the device already has a CE mark and 510(k) clearance.
Starts & Stops is a regular feature highlighting the Medtech Insight editors' picks of noteworthy medtech clinical trial initiations, completions and suspensions from the previous month. July's selection includes three trials that had to be terminated unexpectedly.