Svelte Medical Systems, Inc. Drug-Eluting Stent Utilizing New Class of Bioabsorbable Drug Coating Attains 0% Clinically-Driven Events Through 12-Months in First-In-Man Study

Published: May 23, 2013

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NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Final 6 and 12-month results of the DIRECT first-in-man clinical study were presented by study principal investigator Dr. Mark Webster at the late-breaking clinical trials session of the EuroPCR meeting yesterday in Paris, France. No patients experienced clinically-driven TLR, TVR or MACE at 6-months, with results sustained through 12-months. It is believed the Svelte drug-eluting stent is the first ever to achieve 0% clinically-driven MACE through 12-months in a independent core-lab and DSMB adjudicated clinical study.

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