The Endeavor® Drug-Eluting Stent System is designed to treat coronary artery disease by opening clogged arteries and restoring blood flow. The stent provides support to the artery after angioplasty. The system also releases medication to limit excess cell growth while the artery heals.
Made from an advanced cobalt alloy.
Unique modular design makes it more flexible to help access difficult-to-reach blockages.
Significantly reduces the chance of reblockage in the treated area as compared to a bare-metal stent.
The stent is implanted in the diseased section of your coronary artery in a procedure called balloon angioplasty.
The device is not shown actual size. Other sizes may be available.
Diameter 0.12" (3 mm)
Length 0.71" (18 mm)
Important Safety Information
Medtronic Vascular Endeavor Zotarolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent on the Over-the-Wire (OTW) or Multi-Exchange II (MX2) Stent Delivery Systems. For complete Endeavor Instructions For Use, including Pre- and Post-Procedure Antiplatelet Regimen please download Instructions For Use (IFU) document
The Endeavor® Zotarolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent on the Over-the-Wire (OTW) or Multi-Exchange® II (MX2) Stent Delivery System is indicated for improving coronary luminal diameter in patients with ischemic heart disease due to de novo lesions of length ≤27 mm in native coronary arteries with reference vessel diameters of ≥2.5 mm to ≤3.5 mm.
The Endeavor Zotarolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System is contraindicated for use in:
Patients with a known hypersensitivity to zotarolimus or structurally-related compounds
Patients with a known hypersensitivity to the cobalt-based alloy (cobalt, nickel, chromium, and molybdenum)
Patients with a known hypersensitivity to Phosphorylcholine polymer or its individual components.
Coronary artery stenting is contraindicated for use in:
Patients who cannot receive recommended antiplatelet and/or anticoagulation therapy
Patients who are judged to have a lesion that prevents complete inflation of an angioplasty balloon or proper placement of the stent or stent delivery system.
Please ensure that the inner package has not been opened or damaged, as this indicates the sterile barrier has been breached
The use of this product carries the risks associated with coronary artery stenting, including subacute thrombosis, vascular complications, and/or bleeding events
This product should not be used in patients who are not likely to comply with the recommended antiplatelet therapy
During guidewire exchange, the wire should be manipulated while under high-quality fluoroscopic observation. Failure to do so may result in the wire moving into the vessel resulting in damage to the vessel wall.
Only physicians who have received adequate training should perform implantation of the stent
Stent placement should only be performed at hospitals where emergency coronary artery bypass graft surgery can be readily performed
Subsequent stent blockage may require repeat dilatation of the arterial segment containing the stent. The long-term outcome following repeat dilatation of endothelialized stents is not well characterized
Risks and benefits of the stent should be assessed for patients with history of severe reaction to contrast agents
Do not expose or wipe the product with organic solvents such as alcohol or detergents
Stent thrombosis is a low-frequency event that current drug-eluting stent (DES) clinical trials are not adequately powered to fully characterize. Stent thrombosis is frequently associated with myocardial infarction (MI) or death. Data from the ENDEAVOR randomized clinical trials have been prospectively evaluated and adjudicated using both the protocol definition of stent thrombosis and the definition developed by the Academic Research Consortium (ARC), and demonstrate specific patterns of stent thrombosis that vary depending on the definition used. In the ENDEAVOR clinical trials analyzed to date, the differences in the incidence of stent thrombosis observed with the Endeavor stent compared to bare metal stents have not been associated with an increased risk of cardiac death, MI, or all-cause mortality. Additional data from longer-term follow-up in the ENDEAVOR randomized clinical trials and analyses of DES-related stent thrombosis are expected and should be considered in making treatment decisions as data become available
When DES are used outside the specified Indications for Use, patient outcomes may differ from the results observed in the pivotal clinical trials
Compared to use within the specified Indications for Use, the use of DES in patients and lesions outside of the labeled indications, including more tortuous anatomy, may have an increased risk of adverse events, including stent thrombosis, stent embolization, MI, or death.
The safety and effectiveness of the Endeavor stent have not yet been established in the following patient populations:
Women who are pregnant or lactating
Men intending to father children
Patients with vessel thrombus at the lesion site
Patients with coronary artery reference vessel diameters <2.5 mm or >3.5 mm
Patients with coronary artery lesions longer than 27 mm or requiring more than one Endeavor stent
Patients with lesions located in saphenous vein grafts, in the unprotected left main coronary artery, ostial lesions, or lesions located at a bifurcation
Patients with diffuse disease or poor flow distal to the identified lesions
Patients with multivessel disease
Patients with tortuous vessels in the region of the obstruction or proximal to the lesion
Patients with a recent acute myocardial infarction where there is evidence of thrombus or poor flow
Patients for longer than 48 months of follow-up
Patients with in-stent restenosis
Patients with moderate or severe calcification in the lesion or a chronic total occlusion
Patients with prior brachytherapy of the target lesion or the use of brachytherapy to treat in-stent restenosis in an Endeavor stent.
The safety and effectiveness of the Endeavor stent have not been established in the cerebral, carotid, or peripheral vasculature.
Potential Adverse Events
Other risks associated with using this device are those associated with percutaneous coronary diagnostic (including angiography and IVUS) and treatment procedures. These risks may include, but are not limited to
Abrupt vessel closure
Access site pain, hematoma or hemorrhage
Allergic reaction (to contrast, antiplatelet therapy, stent material, or drug and polymer coating)
Aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, or arteriovenous fistula (AVF)
Coronary artery occlusion, perforation, rupture, or dissection
Coronary artery spasm
Embolism (air, tissue, device, or thrombus)
Emergency surgery: peripheral vascular or coronary bypass
Failure to deliver the stent
Hemorrhage requiring transfusion
Incomplete stent apposition
Infection or fever
Late or very late thrombosis
Myocardial infarction (MI)
Peripheral ischemia/peripheral nerve injury
Restenosis of the stented artery
Rupture of native or bypass graft
Stent deformation, collapse, or fracture
Stroke/transient ischemic attack
Thrombosis (acute and subacute)
Adverse Events Related to Zotarolimus
Patients’ exposure to zotarolimus is directly related to the total amount of stent length implanted. The actual side effects/complications that may be associated with the use of zotarolimus are not fully known. The adverse events that have been associated with the intravenous injection of zotarolimus in humans include
Application site reaction
Injection site reaction
Pain (abdominal, arthralgia, injection site)
Please reference appropriate product Instructions for Use for more information regarding indications, warnings, precautions and potential adverse events.
CAUTION: Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.
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