Thursday, November 15, 2012

FDA approves first drug-eluting stent to treat peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Zilver PTX Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent (Zilver PTX Stent), the first drug-eluting stent indicated to re-open a particular artery in the thigh (femoropopliteal artery) when narrowed or blocked as a result of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
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