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High Strength VICI Venous Stent Approved by FDA to Treat Iliofemoral Obstructive Disease

May 7th, 2019 Editors Radiology, Vascular Surgery Boston Scientific won FDA approval for its VICI VENOUS STENT for treating iliofemoral venous obstructive disease, a condition in which the veins in the pelvic region become blocked due to a clot or pressure from nearby anatomy, such as caused by May-Thurner syndrome. Because this stent is expected… Read More »

Liver transplant 'game changing' treatment approved

A new procedure for storing livers donated for transplant has been hailed a “game changer” and approved for use on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) say perfusion machines could increase the number of livers that can be safely used for transplantation. They store donated livers at body temperature, which… Read More »

Sprycel (dasatinib) Tablets Now Approved in Combination with Chemotherapy in Certain Pediatric Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Print this page PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel ® (dasatinib) tablets to include the treatment of pediatric patients one year of age and older with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in combination with chemotherapy.1 Sprycel… Read More »