Study supports Boston Scientific’s Acurate neo2 aortic valve system

IMage of the Boston Scientific Acurate Neo2 aortic heart valve TAVI
Acurate Neo2 [Image from Boston Scientific]

New registry knowledge demonstrates positive hemodynamic functionality and clinical results with the Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) Acurate neo2 TAVI method.

Dr. Andrea Scotti of the Montefiore Health care Centre (New York) introduced info on the present-day-era aortic valve program at TVT: The Structural Heart Summit. It was concurrently revealed in EuroIntervention.

In an investigator-pushed analyze, retrospective registry facts from 2,026 individuals across 34 European centers in contrast outcomes with the previous era Acurate neo valve from the NEOPRO registry (1,263 clients in 18 facilities) with outcomes for the Acurate neo2 valve from the NEOPRO2 registry (763 sufferers in 16 facilities).

Results shown a sizeable reduction in reasonable or intense paravalvular aortic regurgitation (PAR) for the Acurate neo2 valve 2% vs. 5% with Acurate neo), meeting the major endpoint with a better Valve Educational Investigation Consortium 3 (VARC-3) intended valve performance at 96% vs 90%.

According to a spokesperson working on behalf of Boston Scientific, the conclusions were driven by the superior functionality of Acurate neo2 in patients with hefty aortic valve calcification. It also shown a substantial reduction in delicate PAR for clients with Acurate neo2 and had equivalent 30-day success for VARC-3 technological achievements, machine good results and one-yr survival immediately after transcatheter aortic valve substitution (TAVR), reaching the secondary endpoint.

Beneficial facts for Acurate neo 2 follows final month’s documented first outcomes from the Neo-Align examine of 170 clients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) with Acurate Neo2 applying a novel implant method to endeavor commissural alignment of the prosthetic and native valves. That study shown that commissural alignment can be reached securely, successfully and immediately.

Additionally, data from the ITAL-neo registry confirmed that Acurate Neo2 developed superior effectiveness when compared to the earlier era (Acurate Neo), reinforcing the enhanced capability of the valve to minimize paravalvular leak (PVL) with its sealing technologies. The examine fulfilled its primary endpoint with a 3-fold reduction in much more-than-delicate paravalvular aortic regurgitation with Acurate Neo2 (11.5% for the initially generation valve, 3.5% for Acurate Neo2).

There was also a numerically greater in-clinic technological product success rate and enhanced success and safety results at 90 days — the secondary endpoints for the registry — for Acurate Neo 2.