TCT 2017: OrbusNeich’s dual therapy stent non-inferior to Abbott’s Xience DES in 1-year follow-up

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OrbusNeichOrbusNeich touted results today from a pivotal registration study comparing its Combo dual therapy stent with Abbott‘s (NYSE:ABT) Xience stent in patients with ischemic heart disease.

The trial is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of OrbusNeich’s combined endothelial progenitor cell capture and drug-eluting stent. The data showed that the device is non-inferior to Abbott’s drug-eluting stent after 12 months, with a 7% rate of target vessel failure in the Combo group and 4.2% in the Xience group.

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