ABSORB III Trial to test the Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS)

Purpose

ABSORB III will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) System compared to the XIENCE in the treatment of subjects, including those with diabetes mellitus, with coronary artery disease (ischemic heart disease).

Procedures

  • Participants will be randomized to receive the Absorb BVS or XIENCE
  • Study may last 1-5 years

Eligibility

  • Myocardial ischemia (coronary artery disease)
  • Candidate for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
Contact study coordinator for additional criteria.

Age

18 to 65
65 and over

Gender

Male
Female

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

Coronary Artery Disease, ischemic heart disease, coronary heart disease, Myocardial ischemia, angina

Principal Investigator

Theodore Bass, PROF & PRG DIR

Department

JAX MEDICINE-GENERAL

Contact Information

ted.bass@jax.ufl.edu

904-244-2655


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