Boston Scientific stent system gets European OK
Medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. said today that it will immediately start selling its Omega coronary stent system in the European Union after receiving marketing approval.
The Natick company said the bare-metal stent system uses a platinum chromium alloy designed specifically for coronary stenting and is offered in 48 sizes. It aims to treat patients with coronary artery disease. The stent system is not available for sale in the United States.
Boston Scientific shares fell 1 cent to $7.52 in morning trading.