Medtronic logo updatedMedtronic (NYSE:MDT) today touted safety and effectiveness results from a 24-month study of its In.Pact AV drug-coated balloon.

Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic said in a news release that the data demonstrated that the In.Pact AV DCB is the first and only DCB to show sustained and superior effectiveness through two years compared to standard percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with de novo or non-stented restenotic native arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) in the upper extremity.

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