Catheters

Merit Medical Systems, SwiftNINJA Steerable Microcatheter, FDA 510(k) clearance
Technology | Catheters | November 09, 2016

November 9, 2016 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance for the SwiftNINJA...

recall, alligator retrieval device, X-Celerator hydrophilic guidewire, UltraFlow flow directed micro catheters, Marathon flow directed micro catheters
News | Cath Lab | October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced last week that it has notified customers of a voluntary recall of certain...

Terumo Finecross guidewire illustrates some of the basics of guide wire technology

An illustration of Terumo's Finecross guidewire crossing a tight lesion. 

Feature | Guidewires | October 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

While guidewires are a key tool used by...

Medtronic, FDA clearance, TrailBlazer peripheral angled support catheter, PAD, peripheral artery disease
Technology | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | October 12, 2016

October 12, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced recently that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...

Vascular solutions, twin pass catheter, recall
News | Cath Lab | October 05, 2016

October 5, 2016 — Vascular Solutions Inc. initiated a nationwide recall of its Twin-Pass Dual Access catheters used...

Mercator, Bullfrog Micro-infusion Device, below-the-knee, critical limb ischemia, CLI, LIMBO-ATX trial, first patients enrolled
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016 — Mercator MedSystems Inc. announced the enrollment of the first critical limb ischemia (CLI)...

Access Scientific, PowerWand XL midline catheter
Technology | Vascular Access | August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016 — Access Scientific introduced the PowerWand XL, a companion to the PowerWand All-in-One, in July....

VentureMed Group, Flex Scoring Catheter, FDA approval, peripheral arterial disease, PAD, endovascular treatment
Technology | Catheters | July 13, 2016

July 13, 2016 — VentureMed Group Ltd., specializing in devices for the endovascular treatment of...

Roxwood Medical, MicroCross Catheter, full U.S. launch

Image courtesy of Roxwood Medical

Technology | Catheters | January 07, 2016

January 7, 2016 — Roxwood Medical Inc. reported that more than 500 patients have been successfully treated as part...

News | Cath Lab | December 28, 2015

December 28, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Boston Scientific has started a Class I recall...

Feature | Cath Lab | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week that hydrophilic and/or...

Videos | Balloon Catheter | October 30, 2015

Todd Brinton, M.D., clinical associate professor and consulting associate professor of bioengineering at Stanford...

Thoratec, HeartMate PHP. CE Mark approval, SHIELD I
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015 - Thoratec announced that the HeartMate PHP (Percutaneous Heart Pump) received CE Mark approval,...

Feature | March 03, 2015

March 3, 2015 — A study being presented at the Society of...

ReFlow Medical Inc., SpeX shapeable support catheter, FDA

Image courtesy of ReFlow Medical Inc.

Technology | December 18, 2014

December 17, 2014 — ReFlow Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for...

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