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Covidien Closes Enrollment in Iliac Stent Studies

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 11:38am
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Covidien closes enrollment in a pair of clinical trials, Visibility and Durability, examining its iliac stents for treating peripheral artery disease.

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Covidien (NYSE:COV) said it closed enrollment in a pair of its Visibility and Durability iliac stent clinical studies.

The prospective, multinational studies are designed to compare balloon stents with self-expanding stents in the iliac arteries for treating peripheral artery disease.

Half of the 150 patients will be treated with the balloon stent and the 2nd cohort with the self-expanding stents at 23 medical centers in the U.S. and Europe. Patients will be evaluated for 9 months, with a 3-year follow-up.

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