The unravelling stent is uploaded at Youku with Chinese text translation
Professor and inventor Erney Mattsson was interviewed by the NRK radio show «Norgesglasset» 12/12 2016.
The publication in a renowned journal and good preclinical results with stents in the airways have rendered a lot of media interest.
GraftCraft has been contacted by Medtronic EUreka to write an article about the new unravelling stent. Medtronic Eureka is the submission portal from Medtronic.
The unravelling stent is proven to be of value in a scientific study. The unravelling stent has now published its effect in a peer reviewed medical journal.
During the fall of 2014, a animal study using a porcine model has been performed at St Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway.“The results are very promising, once again showing the great potential behind the Unravelling Stent”, says CEO Erney Mattsson.
Aortic dissection type A is a lethal condition, where the inner layer of the aorta close to the heart is split from the outer layers, creating a false pipe in the blood vessel. This may cause the heart sack to be filled with blood, which can inhibit the heart to …
The unravelling stent has been tested in an animal study conducted at St Olavs Hospital Trondheim, Norway, and no significant scar tissue formation was identified.
During the on-going pre-clinical trial, contrast angiography was performed to investigate the blood flow through the iliac arteries, where a traditional stent had been implanted on one side and the unravelling stent had been implanted on the other side but removed two weeks earlier.
In March 2014, the progress of the pre-clinical study on the Unravelling Stent was covered by Norwegian national TV, NRK.
In December 2013, animal studies was initiated in sheep at St Olav’s Hospital to investigate if the Unravelling Stent causes less restenosis compared to traditional stents if implanted in the iliac artery. Male sheep has been used for this study.