IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELGX), developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, announced today that it has received Investigational Device Exemption ("IDE") approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to begin a pivotal clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Nellix® EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System ("EVAS") for the endovascular repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. The study, EVAS FORWARD-IDE, is one of a number of clinical studies that make up the broader EVAS FORWARD Clinical Program aimed at establishing clinical and economic evidence for EVAS using Nellix. The EVAS FORWARD-IDE study is approved to enroll 180 patients at up to 30 sites in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Endologix Receives IDE Approval For The Nellix(R) EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System
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