First Patients Enrolled in the U.S. OPEN Clinical Trial of the FlexStent(R) Femoropopliteal SE Stent System

Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc. has announced the successful treatment of the first two patients enrolled in the OPEN (Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of the FlexStent(R) FemorOPopliteal Self-Expanding StENt System) clinical trial.

Women most at risk from poorly performing metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, National Joint Registry Annual Report finds

Performance for the controversial metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacement devices continues to create cause for concern, particularly in women, according to this year’s National Joint Registry (NJR) Annual Report.

BIOTRONIK Announces Completion of Enrollment in the BIOLUX P-I Clinical Study Investigating Drug-eluting Balloon Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease

BIOTRONIK has announced the completion of enrollment in the BIOLUX P-I – a clinical study investigating the use of a drug-eluting balloon (DEB) catheter, a promising new approach to treating disease in the more challenging peripheral vascular anatomy.

PREVENT Study Indicates Potential for Reduced Risk of Adverse Clinical Outcomes with Enhanced BIOTRONIK Pacemaker Algorithm

Biotronik PREVENT study indicates lower percent of right ventricular pacing (%VP) correlates with less risk of heart failure (HF) hospitalization, mortality and atrial fibrillation (AF)

Covidien Announces Patient Enrollment is Complete in Parietex ProGrip(TM) Self-Fixating Mesh Inguinal Hernia Repair Study

Covidien has announced the completion of enrollment of 600 patients in its post-marketing study comparing outcomes of inguinal hernia repair with self-fixating mesh to gold-standard repair technique using sutures