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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

The Christ Hospital First in Ohio to Treat Patient with Drug-Coated Balloon

Physicians at The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital (Lindner Research Center) have treated the first patient in the state of Ohio with the Moxy™ Drug Coated Balloon as part of LEVANT 2, a global, multi-center, randomized clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of this device for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Monica Hunter, MD, interventional cardiologist at The Christ Hospital and principal investigator at the Lindner Research Center, performed the case. The patient is doing well and has been discharged home.

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