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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29148244/real-life-experience-with-bioresorbable-polymer-everolimus-eluting-stents-is-this-an-answer-in-search-of-a-question
#1
EDITORIAL
Youssef Rahban, Carey Kimmelstiel
Stent thrombosis and clinically driven restenosis are rare in the era of newer generation DES. The Synergy bioresorbable polymer DES appears to be comparable to other durable polymer and other bioabsorbable polymer DES in terms of safety and efficacy at 1-year post implantation. Further long-term study is needed to determine the specific role of the Synergy stent and other DES with bioabsorbable polymers.
November 15, 2017: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145993/an-absorbable-hydrogel-spray-reduces-postoperative-mediastinal-adhesions-after-congenital-heart-surgery
#2
Nahidh Hasaniya, Anees Razzouk, Jennifer Newcombe, Dana Hassneiah, Jessica Heimes, Joshua Gysbers, Timothy Martens, Leonard Bailey
BACKGROUND: Adhesions encountered during reoperative cardiac surgery can prolong operative time and increase operative risk. The purpose of this clinical study was to investigate the antiadhesion property of a synthetic bioabsorbable polymer spray after cardiac reoperations in infants. METHODS: A prospective randomized double-blinded study was designed. Forty infants requiring staged cardiac operations were randomly allocated to a study group (n = 20) or a control group (n = 20)...
November 14, 2017: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29061548/acute-performance-of-a-novel-restorative-transcatheter-aortic-valve-preclinical-results
#3
Yosuke Miyazaki, Osama I Soliman, Mohammad Abdelghani, Athanasios Katsikis, Christophe Naz, Susana Lopes, Boris Warnack, Martijn Cox, Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W Serruys
AIMS: The XELTIS aortic valve leaflets are made from a bioabsorbable supramolecular polymer that guides the tissue to restoring itself. It is mounted on a self-expandable nitinol frame that includes three feelers and a native leaflet clipping mechanism. We sought to investigate the acute valve performance in a preclinical setting. METHODS AND RESULTS: In 33 sheep, 26 mm XELTIS aortic valve were transapically implanted in a 23 mm native annulus. Aortography (analysable, n=28) and echocardiography (analysable, n=20) were acquired immediately after implantation of the XELTIS aortic valve to assess the acute device performance...
October 24, 2017: EuroIntervention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026706/development-of-novel-drug-eluting-stents-for-acute-myocardial-infarction
#4
REVIEW
Doo Sun Sim, Myung Ho Jeong
Delayed arterial healing at culprit sites after drug-eluting stent (DES) placement for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with increased risk of late stent thrombosis. The Korea Acute Myocardial Infarction Registry was established in commemoration of the 50(th) anniversary of Korea Circulation Society. Between November 2005 and December 2016, more than 62,000 patients were registered from 50 primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) centers in Korea. DES in AMI may be safe and effective, however, there is concern about increased stent thrombosis after DES implantation in AMI patients, requiring longer-term dual anti-platelet therapy to reduce the risk of late stent thrombosis...
September 2017: Chonnam Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28931346/subhepatic-mass-occurrence-after-using-oxidized-and-regenerated-cellulose-polymer-in-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-a-case-series
#5
Erasmo Spaziani, Annalisa Di Filippo, Piero Francioni, Martina Spaziani, Alessandro De Cesare, Marcello Picchio
BACKGROUND: Oxidized regenerated cellulose (ORC) is a bioabsorbable surgical hemostatic. We present the first prospective case series of circumscribed mass occurrence after using ORC in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. METHODS: Tabotamp (Ethicon, Inc., Somerville, NJ) in the form of tightly woven knitted patches was used to achieve hemostasis in 83 patients submitted to LC. RESULTS: A subhepatic mass was detected in five patients and radiologic characteristics were described...
September 20, 2017: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923786/final-five-year-clinical-outcomes-in-the-evolve-trial-a-randomized-evaluation-of-a-novel-bioabsorbable-polymer-coated-everolimus-eluting-stent
#6
Ian T Meredith, Stefan Verheye, Christophe Dubois, Joseph Dens, Bruno Farah, Didier Carrié, Simon Walsh, Keith Oldroyd, Olivier Varenne, Seif El-Jack, Raul Moreno, Thomas Christen, Dominic J Allocco
AIMS: Long-term data for bioabsorbable polymer-coated everolimus-eluting stents (BP-EES) are limited. The EVOLVE trial compared the safety and efficacy of 2 dose formulations of SYNERGY BP-EES with permanent polymer-coated PROMUS Element EES (PE). METHODS AND RESULTS: The EVOLVE study was a prospective, multicentre, noninferiority trial that randomised 291 patients with de novo coronary lesions (length: ≤28mm; diameter: ≥2.25 to ≤3.5 mm) to receive PE (n=98), SYNERGY (n=94), or SYNERGY half-dose (n=99)...
September 19, 2017: EuroIntervention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28838256/comparative-study-of-different-polymeric-coatings-for-the-next-generation-magnesium-based-biodegradable-stents
#7
Gholamreza Ahmadi Lakalayeh, Mostafa Rahvar, Esmaeil Haririan, Roya Karimi, Hossein Ghanbari
Development of next-generation bioabsorbable stents based on magnesium alloys is gaining lots of attention. However, finding an appropriate coating in order to enhance its corrosion resistance along with preserving other requirements is still a challenge. In this study, three FDA-approved polymers, namely poly(lactic acid), polycaprolactone and poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid), have been investigated as potential coatings for magnesium-based stents to enhance their corrosion resistance, biocompatibility and haemocompatibility...
August 24, 2017: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28773109/thermomechanical-properties-of-polylactic-acid-graphene-composites-a-state-of-the-art-review-for-biomedical-applications
#8
REVIEW
Ilker S Bayer
Due to its biodegradable and bioabsorbable characteristics polylactic acid (PLA) has attracted considerable attention for numerous biomedical applications. Moreover, a number of tissue engineering problems for function restoration of impaired tissues have been addressed by using PLA and its copolymers due to their biocompatibility and distinctive mechanical properties. Recent studies on various stereocomplex formation between enantiomeric PLA, poly(l-lactide) (PLLA) and poly(d-lactide) (PDLA) indicated that stereocomplexation enhances the mechanical properties as well as the thermal- and hydrolysis-resistance of PLA polymers...
July 4, 2017: Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28741576/a-randomized-comparison-of-biodegradable-polymer-and-permanent-polymer-coated-platinum-chromium-everolimus-elutingcoronary-stents-in-china-the-evolve-china-study
#9
YaLing Han, Haiwei Liu, Yuejin Yang, Jian Zhang, Kai Xu, Guosheng Fu, Xi Su, Tiemin Jiang, Wenyue Pang, Jiyan Chen, Zuyi Yuan, Hui Li, Haichang Wang, Tao Hong, Huiliang Liu, Fucheng Sun, Dominic J Allocco, Mingdong Zhang, Keith D Dawkins
AIMS: The EVOLVE China randomized study sought to evaluate clinical safety and effectiveness of the SYNERGY bioabsorbable polymer-coated everolimus-eluting stent (EES) for the treatment of patients with coronary heart disease in China. METHODS AND RESULTS: Eligible patients with de novo native coronary artery lesions were randomized (1:1) to receive the SYNERGY or PROMUS Element Plus (PE Plus) stents. The primary endpoint was in-stent late loss at 9 months. Secondary endpoints included death, MI, revascularization, and stent thrombosis through 12 months...
July 25, 2017: EuroIntervention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28731889/stent-thrombosis-with-bioabsorbable-polymer-drug-eluting-stents-insights-from-the-food-and-drug-administration-database
#10
Abdur R Khan, Avnish Tripathi, Talha A Farid, Bilal Abaid, Deepak L Bhatt, Jon R Resar, Michael P Flaherty
BACKGROUND: SYNERGY, a bioabsorbable polymer-based, everolimus-eluting stent (BP-DES), recently received regulatory approval in the USA for use in percutaneous coronary interventions. Yet, information on the safety of BP-DES in routine clinical practice is limited. Our aim was to compare the safety of the recently approved BP-DES with current durable polymer drug-eluting stents (DP-DES) by analyzing adverse events, namely, stent thrombosis (ST), reported to the Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database...
November 2017: Coronary Artery Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28616970/structure-and-biocompatibility-of-bioabsorbable-nanocomposites-of-aliphatic-aromatic-copolyester-and-cellulose-nanocrystals
#11
Shahab Kashani Rahimi, Robabeh Aeinehvand, Kyoungtae Kim, Joshua U Otaigbe
Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) (PBAT) was first chemically modified via free radical grafting with maleic anhydride (MA) and the MA-g-PBAT graft copolymer was then used as a matrix material to obtain cellulose nanocrystal (CNC)-reinforced MA-g-PBAT bionanocomposites via reactive extrusion process to accelerate efforts to develop functional bioabsorbable polymer nanocomposites with improved properties. The molecular structure of the PBAT after chemical modification with maleic anhydride was confirmed by (1)H NMR and FTIR spectroscopy...
June 27, 2017: Biomacromolecules
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28576627/comparison-of-everolimus-and-biolimus-eluting-coronary-stents-with-everolimus-eluting-bioresorbable-vascular-scaffolds-two-year-clinical-outcomes-of-the-everbio-ii-trial
#12
Diego Arroyo, Gregoire Gendre, Sara Schukraft, Zacharenia Kallinikou, Olivier Müller, Gérard Baeriswyl, Jean-Christophe Stauffer, Jean-Jacques Goy, Mario Togni, Stéphane Cook, Serban Puricel
BACKGROUND: Data from randomized controlled trials have shown that the ABSORB BVS is non-inferior to Cobalt Chromium everolimus-eluting stents at 2years. METHODS & RESULTS: The EVERBIO II trial (Comparison of Everolimus- and Biolimus-Eluting Coronary Stents with Everolimus-Eluting Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold) is a single-center, assessor-blind, randomized controlled trial enrolling 240 patients with an allocation ration of 1:1:1 conducted at University and Hospital Fribourg, Switzerland...
September 15, 2017: International Journal of Cardiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28554187/embryonic-stem-cells-for-tissue-biocompatibility-angiogenesis-and-inflammation-testing
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Fatemeh Sharifpanah, Matthias Reinhardt, Johanna Schönleben, Claudia Meyer, Madeleine Richter, Matthias Schnabelrauch, Claudia Rode, Annika Wartenberg, Mohamed Bekhite, Heinrich Sauer, Maria Wartenberg
AIM: To introduce embryoid bodies derived from mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells, which differentiate blood vessel-like structures and leukocytes, as a novel in vitro model system for biocompatibility, inflammation, and angiogenesis studies. METHODOLOGY/RESULTS: Punched spherical discs of bioabsorbable polymers (ε-caprolactone and L-lactide in different compositions) with a diameter of 2 mm and a thickness of 0.2 mm were inoculated with embryoid bodies for cocultivation...
2017: Cells, Tissues, Organs
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28523173/thrombotic-responses-to-coronary-stents-bioresorbable-scaffolds-and-the-kounis-hypersensitivity-associated-acute-thrombotic-syndrome
#14
REVIEW
Nicholas G Kounis, Ioanna Koniari, Anastasios Roumeliotis, Grigorios Tsigas, George Soufras, Nicholas Grapsas, Periklis Davlouros, George Hahalis
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty with coronary stent implantation is a life-saving medical procedure that has become, nowadays, the most frequent performed therapeutic procedure in medicine. Plain balloon angioplasty, bare metal stents, first and second generation drug-eluting stents, bioresorbable and bioabsorbable scaffolds have offered diachronically a great advance against coronary artery disease and have enriched our medical armamentarium. Stented areas constitute vulnerable sites for endothelial damage, endothelial dysfunction, flow turbulence, hemorheologic changes, platelet dysfunction, coagulation changes and fibrinolytic disturbances...
April 2017: Journal of Thoracic Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28454795/rationale-and-design-of-the-japan-usa-harmonized-assessment-by-randomized-multicenter-study-of-orbusneich-s-combo-stent-japan-usa-harmonee-assessment-of-a-novel-des-platform-for-percutaneous-coronary-revascularization-in-patients-with-ischemic-coronary-disease
#15
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
David F Kong, Shigeru Saito, Shigeru Nakamura, Roxana Mehran, Stephen M Rowland, Allison Handler, Hussein R Al-Khalidi, Mitchell W Krucoff
Tissue trauma associated with stent implantation continues to generate early thrombosis rates of 0.9% to 1.3% for both bare-metal and drug-eluting stent platforms. The Combo sirolimus-eluting stent combines an abluminal, bioabsorbable polymer with a luminal CD34+ antibody designed to capture endothelial progenitor cells. This article describes the design and methods of the HARMONEE trial (NCT02073565), which represents the first randomized controlled trial of the Combo design against a best-in-class contemporary everolimus-eluting stent...
May 2017: American Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28454794/reduced-duration-of-dual-antiplatelet-therapy-using-an-improved-drug-eluting-stent-for-percutaneous-coronary-intervention-of-the-left-main-artery-in-a-real-world-all-comer-population-rationale-and-study-design-of-the-prospective-randomized-multicenter-ideal
#16
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Miguel E Lemmert, Keith Oldroyd, Paul Barragan, Maciej Lesiak, Robert A Byrne, Evgeny Merkulov, Joost Daemen, Yoshinobu Onuma, Karen Witberg, Robert-Jan van Geuns
BACKGROUND: Continuous improvements in stent technology make percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) a potential alternative to surgery in selected patients with unprotected left main coronary artery (uLMCA) disease. The optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in these patients remains undetermined, and in addition, new stent designs using a bioabsorbable polymer might allow shorter duration of DAPT. STUDY DESIGN: IDEAL-LM is a prospective, randomized, multicenter study that will enroll 818 patients undergoing uLMCA PCI...
May 2017: American Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28284833/electrospun-starch-nanofibers-recent-advances-challenges-and-strategies-for-potential-pharmaceutical-applications
#17
REVIEW
Guodong Liu, Zhengbiao Gu, Yan Hong, Li Cheng, Caiming Li
Electrospun starch nanofibers have high porosity, extremely high specific surface area, and biocompatible, biodegradable, and bioabsorbable properties. As a result, starch nanofibers have great potential in pharmaceutical applications, including drug delivery, wound dressing, and tissue engineering. Here, we summarize and review the recent developments in the synthesis of electrospun starch fibers from common starch, modified starch, and hybrids with other polymers. Moreover, the challenges and strategies for the fabrication and application of starch fibers in pharmaceutical applications are presented...
April 28, 2017: Journal of Controlled Release: Official Journal of the Controlled Release Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28275942/bioresorbable-polymers-and-stent-devices
#18
REVIEW
Payam Dehghani
Percutaneous coronary interventions will never become obsolete, as evolution is inherent to interventional cardiology. Current drug-eluting platforms have appreciably improved their safety and efficacy profiles in different clinical settings compared to first-generation devices such that it is difficult to consider other alternatives. However, there is definite biological plausibility to consider devices with bioabsorbable polymers and/or scaffolds. It is also an undeniable fact that many patients, based on variety of belief systems, would prefer not to have a permanently implanted device...
February 2017: Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28220461/new-generation-coronary-stents-current-data-and-future-directions
#19
REVIEW
Ankur Kalra, Hasan Rehman, Sahil Khera, Braghadheeswar Thyagarajan, Deepak L Bhatt, Neal S Kleiman, Robert W Yeh
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Drug-eluting stents are the mainstay in the treatment of coronary artery disease using percutaneous coronary intervention. Innovations developed to overcome the limitations of prior generations of stents include biodegradable polymer stents, drug-eluting stents without a polymer, and bioabsorbable scaffolds. Our review briefly discusses the clinical profiles of first- and second-generation coronary stents, and provides an up-to-date overview of design, technology, and clinical safety and efficacy profiles of newer generation coronary stents discussing the relevant clinical trials in this rapidly evolving area of interventional cardiology...
March 2017: Current Atherosclerosis Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28183636/improved-tympanic-membrane-regeneration-after-myringoplastic-surgery-using-an-artificial-biograft
#20
A P S Immich, P C Pennacchi, A F Naves, S L Felisbino, R L Boemo, S S Maria-Engler, L H Catalani
Tympanic membrane perforations are due to common otologic problems. The current treatments to heal tympanic membrane perforation, such as myringoplasty, have some disadvantages, including the need for autologous grafting, which is rapidly absorbed by the organism before perforation recovery is complete. To improve the structural and functional tympanic membrane healing after surgery, we propose a new branch of artificial grafts. In this study, we report the development of artificial grafts using electrospun bioabsorbable polymers...
April 1, 2017: Materials Science & Engineering. C, Materials for Biological Applications
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