Tag: drug-coated balloons

MDA

MHRA issues medical device alert for paclitaxel use in the UK

Do not use paclitaxel drug-coated balloons (DCBs) or drug-eluting stents (DESs) in the routine treatment of patients with intermittent claudication until further notice, a...
medtronic

Meta-analysis finds a higher risk of death in the long term...

New data, just published in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), suggest that there is an increased risk of death at two...
paclitaxel

Without additional long-term and patient-level data, Katsanos et al’s conclusion is...

By Thomas Zeller The Katsanos et al meta-analysis reports an increased risk of mortality beyond one year across randomised studies of paclitaxel-coated balloons (DCB) and...