garyak wrote:I am scheduled for my second procedure in 2 wks in san diego and after a long decision making process I have decided to decline any stents for now.
concerned wrote:Is Dr. Siskin involved with any company dealing in stent manufacture? I heard that the stent market is set to go kaput because of a new drug coming out. I'd be worried about stent companies trying to expand their markets. I know Dr. Dake is involved with a stent company...
The trial was sponsored by Cook Medical.
Dake disclosed that his institution received research support from Cook Medical. He disclosed research grants from W.L. Gore and Cook Medical, consulting fees and honoraria from W.L. Gore and Abbott Vascular. He also disclosed equity interests or stock options in NovoStent, Vatrix, Amaranth, CVRx, Endoluminal Sciences, REVA Medical, TriVascular, and Cytograft Tissue Engineering. He serves as an officer or director for VIVA Physicians Group.
Follow the money people.
Consulting: Dr. Dake receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant or speaker for the following companies:
W.L.Gore and Associates
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