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Antibacterial “envelope” found to help reduce CIED infections

Findings of a clinical study demonstrated that the use of an antibiotic-eluting envelope placed around a cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) during implantation reduced the incidence of major infections by 40 percent compared implantation without the antibacterial envelop. The study, called the Worldwide Randomized Antibiotic Envelope Infection Prevention Trial (WRAP-IT; NCT02277990), evaluated the safety and efficacy of the Medtronic TYRXTM Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope in adult patients at 181 centers in 25 countries with 776 implanting physicians.

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Team Aorta implements one-of-a-kind technology for aortic conditions

Clinical trials for new minimally invasive technologies have the potential for improved recovery times and reduced pain for patients with aortic arch conditions. Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano is the major center for clinical trials for diseases of the aorta in North Texas, and their work has put them at the forefront of minimally invasive therapies.

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Novel thoracic aorta device trials enrolling at Baylor Scott & White – The Heart Hospital Plano

Below are two novel thoracic aorta trials being conducted at Baylor Scott & White – The Heart Hospital Plano. These trials leverage our multi-disciplinary team approach, which brings Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgeons together in our TAA clinic for collaborative, simultaneous visits with each patient. This approach has proven time and again to better inform decisions surrounding patient care plans and help produce stronger outcomes.

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