Launched PRECISION GRX Study for market surveillance of second generation CorPath GRX System
WALTHAM, MA — MAY 15, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. [NYSE MKT: CVRS] announced today the latest post-market findings from the PRECISION Registry at the 2017 Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions. "Efficacy and Safety Outcomes of Radial-vs Femoral-Access Robotic Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Final Results of the Multicenter PRECISION Registry” was presented on behalf of the PRECISION investigators by Ehtisham Mahmud, M.D., FSCAI of UC San Diego School of Medicine, on Friday, May 12, during the Late Breaking Clinical Trials Session. Findings show a high success rate of both radial and femoral access robotic-assisted percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).
"The selection of this study as a Late Breaking Clinical Trial at SCAI 2017 is a testament to the significance robotics will have in invasive cardiology," stated Dr. Mahmud. "My early experience with the CorPath 200 System demonstrated feasibility, safety and procedural effectiveness of robotic PCI to be comparable to the manual approach, even in complex and radial access PCI. I am excited to lead the PRECISION GRX Registry to further demonstrate the applicability and value of CorPath GRX in complex and radial cases."
The PRECISION Study, a multicenter post-market registry for the evaluation of the effectiveness of the CorPath® 200 System, aimed to collect data on the routine use of the CorPath 200 System in PCIs. Giora Weisz, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and at the Hebrew University, was the Principal Investigator for the PRECISION Registry. Results showed that 754 patients with an aggregate of 949 lesions were treated with robotic PCI using transradial access in 452 (59.9%) and transfemoral access in 298 (39.5%). Technical (88.6% TRA vs 82.4% TFA; p=0.0224) and clinical success rates (98.9% TRA vs 94.9% TFA; p=0.0019) for both groups were high.
Corindus is now launching the PRECISION GRX Study, a post-market registry to continue market surveillance of its second generation CorPath GRX System. Dr. Mahmud has been named as the Principal Investigator for the PRECISION GRX Study. The CorPath GRX System offers improvements in procedural control, enhanced workflow and radiation protection for physicians, patients and staff.
Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. is a global technology leader in robotic-assisted vascular interventions. The company's CorPath System is the first FDA-cleared medical device to bring robotic precision to interventional procedures. During the procedure, the interventional cardiologist sits at a radiation-shielded workstation to advance guide catheters, stents, and guidewires with millimeter-by-millimeter precision. The workstation allows the physician greater control and the freedom from wearing heavy lead protective equipment that causes musculoskeletal injuries. With the CorPath System, Corindus Vascular Robotics brings robotic precision to interventional procedures to help optimize clinical outcomes and minimize the costs associated with complications of improper stent placement during manual procedures. Corindus stands behind its product with its unique $1,000 hospital credit "One Stent Program."
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