Increased Stent Fracture Resistance

Less Stent Fracture than Cobalt Alloy Stents Tested1


Bend Fatigue Bench Test1

The Promus PREMIER Coronary Stent is designed to be highly fracture resistant.1

Promus PREMIER stent fracture chart Promus PREMIER stent fracture chart

Higher stent fracture rates have been associated with a higher level of Major Adverse Cardiac Events (MACE).2

Clinical and Economic Impact of Stent Fracture

Stent fractures evaluated resulted in a 10x increase in MACE rate and an average additional cost of $3,539 per event.3

Promus PREMIER MACE rate chart Promus PREMIER MACE rate chart

39 Total incidences of Xience V™ Stent Fracture (SF) = 2.9% of total lesions evaluated.2