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New device study: Promus Element v. Xience Prime

Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) set out to compare its new Promus Element drug-eluting stent system with Abbott’s (ABT) Xience Prime. The BSX-funded study will evaluate coronary revascularization outcomes in a 2,980-patient sample across 50 sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. Former iterations of the Promus line were private-label versions of Abbott’s Xience V drug-eluting stents, but […]

Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) set out to compare its new Promus Element drug-eluting stent system with Abbott’s (ABT) Xience Prime.

The BSX-funded study will evaluate coronary revascularization outcomes in a 2,980-patient sample across 50 sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K.

Former iterations of the Promus line were private-label versions of Abbott’s Xience V drug-eluting stents, but the Natick, Mass.-based stent pioneer’s deal to rebrand its rival’s devices ended last year.

BSX won CE Mark approval for the Promus Element, its third-generation DES model, in October.

The Massachusetts Medical Devices Journal is the online journal of the medical devices industry in the Commonwealth and New England, providing day-to-day coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them, and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.

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