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Xtent Inc.

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Next-Generation Coronary Stent Start-Ups: Making a Difference in a Mature Market

Which kinds of innovations make for incremental enhancements in the hands of large companies and which are meaningful enough to sustain a venture-backed start-up company? In a mature market for coronary stents dominated by large companies, start-ups developing new stents need to find the answers. Areas of innovation fall into four basic categories: improving stent safety and biocompatibility, avoiding the need for dual antiplatelet therapy, enhancing deliverability, and introducing specialty stents for complex vessels. Three companies profiled here have a plan for taking sufficient market share, reducing risk, and rewarding investors.
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The Future of Drug-Eluting Stents Part I: Novel Next-Generation Designs

Growth by innovation is almost considered a birthright in interventional cardiology, and based on presentations at this year's Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting, held this September in San Francisco, it seems clear that innovation still reigns supreme in this specialty. However, as in other medical device markets, ongoing economic and regulatory pressures are taking their toll, particularly in the drug-eluting stent market, as the field adjusts to a new era of cost control and economic uncertainty.
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Invatec: Translating Global Success in Vascular Devices to the US Market

Invatec has grown to be the leading native European interventional vascular device company and has now set its sights on the US market. By focusing first on peripherals and following with drug-eluting balloons, not stents, Invatec is looking to compete against the major device companies on their home turf.
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Abbott Moves into Heart Valves with Evalve Deal

The hottest major interventional cardiology company, Abbott, moves into the hottest interventional clinical space, catheter-based heart valve therapy, with the acquisition of Evalve, providing Abbott with a platform to build a structural heart disease device business.
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  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cardiovascular
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  • Private
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    • North America
      • USA
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  • Xtent Inc.
    Phone: (650) 298-9500
    125 Constitution Dr.
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    USA
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