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(Plants) a member of a genus of coniferous trees of the yew family Taxaceae
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Noun1.taxus - yewsTaxus - yews          
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
family Taxaceae, Taxaceae, yew family - sometimes classified as member of order Taxales
English yew, Old World yew, Taxus baccata - predominant yew in Europe; extraordinarily long-lived and slow growing; one of the oldest species in the world
California yew, Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia, western yew - small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood
Japanese yew, Taxus cuspidata - shrubby hardy evergreen of China and Japan having lustrous dark green foliage; cultivated in the eastern United States
Florida yew, Taxus floridana - small bushy yew of northern Florida having spreading branches and very narrow leaves
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The TAXUS Element Stent System is the Company's third-generation drug-eluting stent (DES) technology and incorporates a platinum chromium alloy with an innovative stent design and an advanced catheter delivery system.
The two-year pooled meta-analysis was intended to estimate the incidence of low frequency events or outcomes in key subgroups, and included 892 patients randomized to the PROMUS (XIENCE V) Stent and 410 patients treated with the TAXUS Stent.
Taxus Liberte, Boston Scientific's newest stent, required more repeat procedures than products from Medtronic and J&J in a South Korean study reported last week at the American College of Cardiology meeting in Orlando, Florida.
Taxol - the complex anticancer compound derived from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, Taxus brevifolia- has finally yielded to the ingenuity of two chemistry research teams.
Authors Also Conclude the CYPHER([R]) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent Clinically Superior to Bare-Metal Stents and the Taxus Stent When Safety and Effectiveness Outcomes in This Analysis Are Considered
Trading Symbol: CRXM) reported that it has changed its corporate name and business to Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc.
Separate, Retrospective SPIRIT IV Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Presented Earlier this Year Concludes XIENCE V Is Economically Dominant Compared to TAXUS
TAXUS Liberte is the only second-generation drug-eluting stent approved for use in Japan.
The key product in this area is the Taxus paclitaxel-eluting coronary stent system, which holds the second position in the global market for drug-eluting stents (DESs) after Johnson & Johnson's Cordis franchise's Cypher product.
XIENCE V Shows Clinically Significant 30 Percent Risk Reduction Through Two Years in Composite Endpoint of Target Lesion Failure Compared to TAXUS
The results also reported a similar safety profile and statistically superior efficacy outcomes in small vessels for the TAXUS Element Stent compared to a historical control group of patients receiving the Express(R) bare-metal stent.