Balloon Catheter

Medtronic, In.Pact, Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, drug-eluting balloon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) for the superficial femoral and popliteal arteries in the upper leg....

C. R. Bard Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) after pre-dilatation, for the treatment of de novo or restenotic l...

Boston Scientific Corp. CE mark Ranger Ranger Paclitaxel-coated PTA Balloon Cath

Boston Scientific received CE mark for the Ranger Paclitaxel-coated PTA Balloon Catheter. The technology is now in full European market launch. 

bard, DEB, drug eluting balloon

The first clinical trial in the United States to study the use of drug-coated ...

drug-eluting balloons, DEB, ECRI, report, peripheral artery disease, PAD, cath
ECRI Institute has created a report that offers an overview of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) technology, “Health Technology Forecast report, "Drug-eluting...
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR
Maquet Medical Systems USA announced an agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of InterValve Inc.'s V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter.
Balloon catheters, cath lab, peripheral artery disease (PAD), Lithoplasty
Lithoplasty is a balloon-based technology that utilizes integrated lithotripsy to disrupt both superficial and deep calcium and normalize vessel wall...
Covidien announced it has received CE Mark approval for its Stellarex drug-coated angioplasty balloon (DCB). 
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR
Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born...
The Memo 3-D ReChord is a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair from the Sorin Group. The device incorporates a chordal...
The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or...

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drug-eluting balloons, DEB, ECRI, report, peripheral artery disease, PAD, cath
ECRI Institute has created a report that offers an overview of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) technology, “Health Technology Forecast report, "Drug-eluting...
Medtronic, In.Pact, Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, drug-eluting balloon, DEB
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the interventional treatment of peripheral...
Shockwave, lithoplasty, lithotripsy
Shockwave Medical announced positive clinical results from Disrupt PAD, a single-arm multicenter study evaluating the safety and utility of Lithoplasty balloon...
FDA Clears Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon C.R. Bard Inc.
C. R. Bard Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter for percutaneous...

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