Top ten: upcoming products to benefit the heart

4. ZILVER PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent. This self-expanding nitinol stent is intended to deliver a locally therapeutic dose of paclitaxel to patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the superficial femoral artery (SFA).



  • 1. Abbott's Absorb
  • 2. Drug-eluting absorbable metal scaffold
  • 3. Myolimus-eluting coronary stent
  • 4. ZILVER PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent
  • 5. SeQuent Please - B. Braun
  • 6. SAPIEN XT valve with NovaFlex delivery system
  • 7. CoreValve ReValving system by Medtronic
  • 8. Abiocor II - Abiomed
  • 9. EXCOR ventricular assist device - Berlin Heart