Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

This channel includes news, interventions, and new technology innovations for peripheral artery diease, PAD and critical limb ischemia. 

Philips Introduces New 200mm and 150mm Stellarex 0.035-inch Low-dose Drug-coated Balloons
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019 — Royal Philips introduced two new balloons to its Stellarex 0.035-inch low-dose...

An independent analysis of Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) patient-level data showed no statistically significant mortality increase. This was one of the first major reviews of trial data for patients who were treated with a paclitaxel coated device used in peripheral vessels following a meta analysis study of paclitaxel device trials published in December 2018 that showed a mortality safety signal. This was a major discussion during the FDA townhall meeting at the #TCT2019.
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | October 10, 2019

October 10, 2019 — An independent analysis of Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon (DCB) patient-level data showed no...

PQ Bypass Granted IDE Approval to Start TORUS SFA Stent Graft Pivotal Study
News | Stent Grafts | October 08, 2019

October 8, 2019 — PQ Bypass Inc. announced it has received full approval of its...

Virtue Sirolimus-Eluting Balloon Earns FDA Breakthrough Device Designation
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 — Orchestra BioMed Inc., in partnership with Terumo Corp. announced the company has secured...

Rex Medical Receives 510(k) Clearance for Revolution Peripheral Atherectomy System
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019 — Rex Medical L.P. has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...

FDA Panel Recommends Continued Use of Paclitaxel-coated Peripheral Devices
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

August 28, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the...

New Report Says Concept Medical Positioned to Disrupt Peripheral Market
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019 — Concept Medical was recently granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug...

Cook Medical Launches 2.6 Fr CXI Support Catheter
Technology | Catheters | August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019 — Cook Medical recently released the second generation of the 2.6 Fr CXI...

Concept Medical Granted FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for MagicTouch PTA Sirolimus Coated Balloon
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019 — Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted "Breakthrough Device Designation" from the U.S. Food...

New Study Visually Tracks Chronic Venous Insufficiency Wound Healing in EMR
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019 — A simple change in the way health professionals track their patients’ progress has brought...

New AHA Statement Highlights Need for Early Diagnosis, Treatment With Critical Limb IschemiaCTA image of a patient with severe peripheral artery disease (PAD) viewed on a tablet device using Siemens syngo.via webviewer.

CTA image of a patient with severe peripheral artery disease (PAD) viewed on a tablet device using Siemens syngo.via webviewer. PAD can lead to CLI.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019 — Non-invasive techniques and devices for assessing blood flow and other...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Acquires Gardia Medical Ltd.'s Wirion Embolic Protection System
News | Embolic Protection Devices | August 06, 2019

August 6, 2019 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) has acquired the Wirion...

Endovascular-first Approach Equal to Open Surgery in Avoiding Amputation for Critical Limb Ischemia
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 01, 2019

August 1, 2019 — Less-invasive procedures to open severely clogged...

Annual U.S. Economic Burden of Critical Limb Ischemia Exceeds $200 Billion
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 17, 2019

July 17, 2019 — A new analysis published by The Sage Group LLC concludes that the all-cause cost of...

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