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Eluvia Clinical Results

A new standard of care in SFA stenting. Eluvia DES has demonstrated superior primary patency at 1-Year against bare metal stents in EMINENT 1 and Zilver PTX in IMPERIAL. 2

EMINENT Randomized Controlled Trial Results3

EMINENT is the largest Randomized Controlled Trial (2:1) comparing Eluvia™ Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System to self-expanding bare metal stents (BMS) for SFA/PPA; EU multi-center; superiority trial; core lab adjudicated.

Preview of EMINENT RCT 1-year results annimation


EMINENT RCT 1-Year Primary Patency Results

Eluvia demonstrated superiority over BMS1 with a statistically significant primary patency of 85.4% versus 76.3% through 1-Year.

1-Year Primary kaplen meijer Patency estimate


EMINENT RCT 1-Year Primary Sustained Clinical Improvement6

Eluvia demonstrated a statistically significant greater rate of sustained clinical improvement without reintervention over BMS through 1-Year.

EMINENT Trial Eluvia 1 Year Primary Sustained


EMINENT Randomized Controlled Trial Details

Baseline Characteristics Eluvia DES
Age (Years) 68.9 ± 8.7  68.9 ± 9.1 0.9739
Male Gender 71.5% 67.4% 0.2431
Diabetes Mellitus (medically-treated) 31.9% 32.6% 0.8440
History of Smoking (current/previous) 36.0% / 39.6% 36.0% / 41.6% 0.9849 / 0.5884
Percent Stenosis (%) 86.6 ± 15.2 85.5 ± 15.3 0.3629
Total Occlusions 42.3% 39.9% 0.5372
Total Stented Length (mm) 105.8 ± 48.4 109.2 ± 49.8 0.3858
Target Lesion Length (mm) 75.6 ± 50.3 72.2 ± 47.0 0.3815
Moderately Calcified 21.6% 26.0% 0.1849
Severely Calcified 30.3% 31.1% 0.8122
1-Year Safety Results Eluvia DES
All Death, Major Amputation, TLR 11.8% (56/474) 11.8% (31/263) 0.9912
All-Cause Death at 1-Year 2.7% (13/474) 1.1% (3/263) 0.1528
Target Limb Major Amputation 0.2% (1/474) 0.0% (0/263) 1.0000
Clinically-Driven Target Lesion Revascularization 8.4% (40/474) 10.6% (28/263) 0.3212


IMPERIAL Randomized Controlled Trial Results7,8

Eluvia DES demonstrated statistically significant difference in primary patency versus Zilver PTX and achieved the highest primary patency reported in any SFA DE Pivotal Trial at 1-Year.9



IMPERIAL RCT 1-Year Primary Patency Results10


Chart with Primary Patency Results* 92.1% Eluvia DES 81.8% Zilver PTX


IMPERIAL RCT 2-Year Primary Patency Results12

Imperial RCT 2 year results, showing Eluvia with highest primary patency.


2-Year Clinically-Driven TLR16

Eluvia DES had statistically significant fewer CD-TLRs compared to Zilver PTX at 2-Years.

Bar chart showing clinically driven TLR 37% reduction for Eluvia DES


IMPERIAL Randomized Controlled Trial Details

2-Year Primary Endpoints Eluvia DES
Zilver PTX 
Primary Patency 83.0% 77.1% 0.1008
Major Adverse Events 14.2% 20.1% 0.1236
Mortality Rates Eluvia DES Zilver PTX p-value
1-Year All-Cause Mortality 2.1% 4.0% 0.23
2-Year All-Cause Mortality 7.1%
Baseline Characteristics Eluvia DES
Zilver PTX 
Age (Years) 68.5 ± 9.5 67.8 ± 9.4
Male Gender 66.0% 66.7%
Diabetes Mellitus 41.7% 43.6%
History of Smoking 86.1% 84.0%
Target Lesion Length (mm) 86.5 ± 36.9 81.8 ± 37.3
Severely Calcified 40.1% 32.3%
Total Occlusions 31.2% 30.3%
Extending into Distal SFA 66.3% 65.4%
1. EMINENT Trial: A global randomized controlled multi-center trial with 2:1 randomization of the Eluvia™ Drug-Eluting Stent against commercially-available Self-Expanding Bare Nitinol Stents, single-blind, superiority design; independent core lab adjudication. Primary Endpoint: 1-Year Binary Primary Patency rate of 83.2% in the Eluvia arm vs. 74.3% in the Bare-Metal Stenting arm (p-value = 0.0077).
2. IMPERIAL Trial: A global randomized controlled multi-center trial with 2:1 randomization of the Eluvia™ Drug-Eluting Stent against Cook Medical’s Zilver™ PTX™ Stent, single-blind, non-inferiority design; independent core lab adjudication. Superiority determined in a post hoc analysis that was specified prior to unblinding. 1-Year Primary Patency rate of 86.8% in the Eluvia arm vs. 77.5% in the Zilver PTX arm (p-value = 0.0144).
3. EMINENT RCT 1-Year results presented by Yann Gouëffic, MD. VIVA 2021
4. Kaplan-Meier Estimate: Primary patency defined as core-lab assessed duplex ultrasound peak systolic velocity ratio (PSVR) ≤ 2.4 at 1-year in the absence of clinically-driven TLR or bypass of the target lesion.
5. Log-rank p-value compares the entire K-M curves from time point zero to day 395 (full 1-year follow-up window)
6. In EMINENT, primary sustained clinical improvement was defined as an improvement (decrease) by at least 1 Rutherford category, without TLR.
7. Gray W. 2-year Outcomes from the IMPERIAL Randomized Head to Head Study of Eluvia DES and Zilver PTX; LINC 2020, Leipzig Jan 28,2020.
8. Kaplan-Meier Primary Patency Estimate through 1-Year (including follow-up window) was statistically significant with a p-value of 0.0094.
9. Based on 1-Year Kaplan-Meier estimates reported for IMPERIAL, RANGER II SFA, IN.PACT SFA, ILLUMENATE, LEVANT II and Primary Randomization for Zilver PTX RCT.
10. Kaplan Meier Estimate; Primary patency as determined by duplex ultrasound (DUS) Peak Systolic Velocity Ratio (PSVR) is ≤ 2.4 at the 1-Year follow-up visit, in the absence of clinically-driven TLR or bypass of the target lesion.
11. Log-rank p-value compares the entire K-M curves from time zero to full 1-Year follow-up window.
12. Intention to treat. Adapted from Iida, O VIVA 2019 Presentation. Kaplan-Meier estimate utilizing time-to-event of clinically-driven TLR up to 730 days and Duplex Ultrasound data at 2-Years. Primary patency defined as duplex ultrasound PSVR ≤2.4, in the absence of clinically-driven target lesion revascularization or bypass of the target lesion, as assessed by the DUS core lab.
13. In IMPERIAL RCT, Eluvia K-M Primary Patency was 83.0% vs. 77.1% for Zilver PTX at 2-Years, p=0.1008.
14. Vermassen, F. VIVA Late-Breaking Clinical Trials June 2020.
15. Iida, O. IMPERIAL Head to Head Randomized Study of Eluvia and Zilver PTX. Two-Year Outcomes & Japanese Patients. JET 2020.
16. Intention to treat. Iida O, VIVA 2019. RCT, randomized controlled trial; TLR, target lesion revascularization.
17. Gray, W. 2 year Outcomes from the IMPERIAL Randomized Head to Head Study of Eluvia DES and Zilver PTX. LINC 2020.
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