Guidewires

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for guide wires used in interventional cardiology and interventional radiology. Guidewires are used to navigate vessels to target lesions so larger, less maneuverable treatment devices can be pushed over the wire to rapidly reach the lesion.

News | November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the Medtronic’s recently initiated...
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Technology | October 30, 2013

October 30, 2013 — Terumo Interventional Systems announced the launch of the 0.018-inch Glidewire Advantage...

News | July 30, 2013

July 30, 2013 — Biotronik has launched its next generation of...

Technology | July 18, 2013

July 18, 2013 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE...

Technology | May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013 — Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that it has re-launched the Venture catheter, a deflectable-tip...

Technology | March 19, 2013

March 19, 2013 — Terumo Interventional Systems expanded its family of Heartrail III Coronary Guiding Catheters to...

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Abbott's Mini-Trek balloon dilatation catheter.

Feature | February 22, 2013 | Dave Fornell

February 22, 2013 — Physicians have new tools for treating coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott...

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Technology | October 11, 2012

October 11, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corporation has begun the U.S. and European launch of its Victory guidewire,...

News | February 10, 2012

February 10, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Merit Medical Systems Inc....

News | February 09, 2012

February 9, 2012 — DSM announced a successful collaboration with medical manufacturer EPflex Feinwerktechnik GmbH to...

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Abbott's Hi-Torque BMW II guidewire.

Feature | Guidewires | March 18, 2011 | Dave Fornell

Tiny guide wires are designed to navigate vessels to reach a lesion or vessel segment. Once the tip of the...

News | January 31, 2011

January 31, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a system for accessing and delivering...

Technology | October 13, 2010

October 13, 2010 – A new guidewire has been launched for use in challenging, small vessel peripheral...

Technology | September 28, 2010

September 28, 2010 – A guiding catheter specifically designed for right radial access to maximize...

News | September 21, 2010

September 21, 2010 - Patent infringement claims by St. Jude Medical Systems against the Volcano Corporation are...

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