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taxus

(ˈtæksʌs)
n
(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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Taxus baccata is the botanical name for which common tree?
Abbott Laboratories Inc's (Abbott Park IL) Xience V heart stent demonstrated significantly superior safety over the Taxus stent made by Boston Scientific Corp (Natick MA) two years after implantation of the drug-coated devices in a large clinical trial.
When compared with the first-generation paclitaxel-eluting Taxus Express stent, the new Taxus Element stent was more effective in smaller vessels.
Charles held a spade aloft after helping to plant a taxus baccata fastigiata tree in the garden in the grounds of PSNI headquarters in East Belfast.
The study included those patients who underwent the procedure from 2004 to 2008 and who received any of four different drug-eluting stents: Endeavor, the Cypher sirolimus-eluting stent, or the paclitaxel-eluting Taxus Express or Taxus Liberte stents (J.
The Appeals Court reversed the District Court with respect to the TAXUS Liberte Stent and instructed the District Court to dismiss with prejudice the infringement claims against the TAXUS Liberte Stent.
If you want extra height in a shrub border, or a tall feature set in the lawn, good varieties include Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket' or Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aureomarginata'.
trial SPIRIT III, a noninferiority study that started in May 2005, which compared the Xience V stent to the paclitaxel-eluting Taxus stent in 1,002 patients with up to two de novo lesions, and a maximum of one lesion per epicardial vessel.
But safety concerns rose to light after reports suggested that Cypher, along with its rival Taxus from Boston Scientific, may actually cause clots years after implantation.
A majority of panelists concluded that there is in fact a small but significant increased risk of late stent thrombosis in patients with noncomplex lesions treated with Boston Scientific's Taxus paclitaxel-eluting or Johnson & Johnson/Cordis' Cypher sirolimus-eluting stent compared to bare-metal stents, despite the companies' claims to the contrary.
"AVI is also conducting a Phase II clinical study with Resten-MP delivered intravenously at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in combination with the Taxus stent," said Denis R.