Medtronic Resolute Integrity Drug-Eluting Stent Obtains FDA Approval for Treating Coronary Artery Disease
Advancing the clinical practice of interventional cardiovascular medicine,Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Resolute Integrity Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD).
The new heart device's FDA approval stems from the results of a global series of studies involving the Resolute DES, which showed consistently powerful clinical performance across a broad spectrum of patients –– including those with diabetes, a common contributor to coronary artery disease that complicates treatment. The Resolute DES uses the same drug-and-polymer combination as the Resolute Integrity DES.
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