Global Approvals Analysis: Diabetes, Drug-Eluting Stents Lead List Of Non-US Approvals in October
The CE Marks recorded in October include Abbott's new version of Xience and Medinol's BioNIR drug-eluting coronary stents, plus 18 other devices approved in eight different territories.
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OUS Approvals Analysis: Abbott Announces Three Glucose Control CE Marks; iVascular Earns Five Approvals In India
Cardiovascular and diabetes device dominated September's list of medical device approvals from outside the US on Medtech Insight's Approvals Tracker. The 24 non-US approvals in September is below average for 2017, but one more than September of 2016 and keeps 2017 on a track to have about 40% more non-US approvals than 2016.
Abbott is giving up on selling its first-generation biosorbable coronary stent, which failed to match the performance of contemporary metallic drug-eluting stents in clinical trials. The company says it will continue working on the next-generation biosorbable stents and continue the ongoing trials of Absorb GT1 BVS.