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.
Petr Fila, Petr Němec are presenting at the XXXIth Annual Congress of the Czech Society of Cardiology on 14 May 2023, in Brno, Czech Republic on “External Support of the Aorta Pears – Prevention and Treatment or Do We Have Support in Current Guidelines?” For more information, visit http://www.cksonline.cz/30-vyrocni-sjezd-cks/index.php?lang=en
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 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.
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.
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.
A paper entitled ‘Personalized external aortic root support in aneurysm disease’ authored by Tom Treasure, Conal Austin, Louise Kenny and John Pepper has been published in Current Opinion in Cardiology. It provides an update on the last 18 years since the first PEARS operation. You can download a copy of the paper here.