PAD Device Ready for U.S. Release


October 6, 2006

FDA has cleared Spectranetics’ new line of devices designed to treat clogged leg arteries. The Turbo elite products will be launched in limited release during the fourth quarter, and fully released in early 2007.

The devices are used in conjunction with the company’s excimer laser system, which helps open clogged or obstructed arteries. Spectranetics, Colorado Springs, CO, is a manufacturers of lasers used to treat heart conditions.