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Cardiologist is first in the UK to use Sideguard

Cappella, Inc. has announced the first UK cases involving the Sideguard(R) Coronary Sidebranch Stent & Delivery System.

Capella is a medical device company developing dynamic solutions for the treatment of coronary bifurcation disease.

The initial case was performed at PCI Live 2009 with the second case following immediately thereafter, off-camera. Dr Joseph D Mills, Consultant Cardiologist at the Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, UK performed both procedures.

According to Dr Mills, “We see numerous bifurcation cases and are very pleased to see that there is now a dedicated and straightforward solution to treating complex bifurcation lesions.

“As the first centre in the UK to use Sideguard, we are very satisfied with the results.”