Abbott announces positive results of bioresorbable vascular device at TCT conference Abbott today announced positive nine-month outcomes from the first 45 patients enrolled in the second stage of the ABSORB trial. At nine months, Abbott’s bioresorbable vascular scaffold demonstrated strong results that remained consistent with the six-month data from the same 45-individual group, with the rate of main adverse cardiac events unchanged at 4.4 % and no reports of blood clots .Saba Informatics Award Recognizes a distinguished profession that has made significant effect on the treatment of individuals and the discipline of nursing. Recipient must demonstrate: use of informatics as transformative in individual care; visionary leadership; and enduring contribution to professional practice, education, administration, research, and/or health policy. Rita D. Zielstorff, an internationally recognized professional in clinical informatics and a rn, began her career dealing with medication order access, clinical documentation and medical terminologies. In 2000, she became a clinical developer and product manager in e-wellness systems; her products included a patient portal and a referral administration system.