Exstent wins MasterControl’s award for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing in Lisbon

Since February 2022, Exstent has been employing the MasterControl electronic Quality Management System software to manage its quality documentation and for completing its device history records. The implementation of this system has had a significant impact on Exstent being able to demonstrate control of its systems to external auditors, leading to Exstent achieving its ISO13485:2016 and MDSAP registration.

Gina Phillips, Exstent’s QARA Controller, collected the award on behalf of Exstent at the 2023 MasterControl Conference in Lisbon.

Ana Redondo to present at the AATS 103rd Annual Meeting on 8 May 2023

Ana Redondo is presenting on “Our 7-Year Experience Supporting the Ross Autograft with the Novel Technique of the Personalised External Aortic Root Support” at the 103rd Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), 8 May 2023 in Los Angeles, USA. The presentation by Ana Redondo and Conal Austin reviews the experience at Evelina Children’s Hospital, London over the past 7 years with the PEARS graft when used in conjunction with the Ross operation. For more information, visit https://www.aats.org/resources/our-7-year-experience-supporting-the-ross-autograft-with-the-novel-technique-of-the-personalised-external-aortic-root-support

Athiná Kougioumtzoglou to present at the AATS 103rd Annual Meeting on 8 May 2023

Athiná Kougioumtzoglou is presenting on the “First Results of a Dutch Cohort of Patients Undergoing Personalized External Aortic Root Support”  at the 103rd Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS), 8 May 2023 in Los Angeles, USA. The presentation by Athiná Kougioumtzoglou, David Koolbergen, Mark Hazekamp and Berto Bouma reviews the experience PEARS. For more information, visit https://www.aats.org/resources/first-results-of-a-dutch-cohort-of-patients-undergoing-personalized-external-aortic-root-support

ExoVasc® reaches 750 patient milestone

Exstent Ltd is proud to announce that at the beginning of March, 750 patients have been successfully implanted with ExoVasc® – 650 Aortic PEARS patients and 100 Ross PEARS patients. Thank you to all those involved in the PEARS projects including all PEARS surgeons and their support teams, Exstent’s employees and distributors.

Conal Austin to present at SCTS Annual Meeting 2023

Conal Austin will be presenting on ‘The Ross Procedure: Technical Tips and Tricks’ at the SCTS Annual Meeting 2023 on 19 2023 at the ICC, Birmingham. The Annual Meeting is an annual Conference which takes place over 3 days aimed at the Cardiothoracic Surgery Community. There is an industry exhibition, key note talks from international speakers, hands on wetlab and abstract presentations.

You can find out more about the exhibition at scts.org/events/179/scts_annual_meeting_2023/.

Tal Golesworthy takes part in plenary debate at the Medtec Futures Conference

Tal Golesworthy was on the invited panel for the Plenary Debate entitled MedTech Innovation: Tomorrow’s Future Today at the Medtec Futures Conference delivered by Health Tech Enterprise at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridgeshire on 1 March 2023.

The event brought together leaders from the NHS, industry and academia to explore key needs in healthcare provision and the latest technology trends.

You can find out more about the conference at www.healthtechenterprise.co.uk/latest-updates/hte-medtech-future.

Ana Redondo and Darryl Shore present at BCCA 2022

Ana Redondo gave a presentation entitled ‘Our experience with Personalised External Aortic Root Support for dilation aortopathies’ and Darryl Shore presented on ‘When to pick PEARS: an update’ at the British  Congenital Cardiac Association Annual Conference in Birmingham on 7-8 November 2022.

More information can be found at bcca2022.co.uk.