Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

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

JETi Thrombectomy System Safe and Effective for Deep Vein Thrombosis
News | Thrombectomy Devices | February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019 — A study presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology...

The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting peripheral stent. It outperformed the Cook Zilver stent in the IMPERIAL Trial presented at TCT 2018.

The Boston Scientific Eluvia self-expanding, drug-eluting peripheral stent. It outperformed the Cook Zilver stent in the IMPERIAL Trial presented at TCT 2018.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 30, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

In recent years, there has been a lot of focus by vendors on developing better stenting technologies to treat...

Philips Releases Three-Year Data on Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 — Philips announced the latest pooled analysis of patient-level data of over 2,300 patients treated...

The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons were called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Boston Scientific Eluvia paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study, but recent trial data for Eluvia show the device is very safe and has good outcomes. FDA warns about use of paclitaxel-eluting  stents and balloons.

The safety of paclitaxel-eluting stents and drug-coated balloons was called into question in a recent study that showed higher mortality rates after two years. The Boston Scientific Eluvia paclitaxel-eluting peripheral stent is among the devices included in that study, but recent trial data for Eluvia show the device is very safe.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 25, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The anti-proliferative drug paclitaxel has been used as a coating on coronary stents to prevent restenosis since...

Lumee Oxygen Platform Measures Treatment Response in Critical Limb Ischemia
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019 — Profusa announced promising...

FDA Issues Letter About Paclitaxel Coated Balloons and Eluting Stents
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 17, 2019

January 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a letter...

New Appropriate Use Criteria Released for Peripheral Artery Interventions
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018 — A new set of appropriate use criteria (AUC) released Dec. 17 by a group of cardiovascular...

Merit Medical Acquires Assets of Vascular Insights LLC
News | Catheters | December 18, 2018

December 18, 2018 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of...

Shockwave Announces Collaboration With Abiomed on Physician Training
News | Cath Lab | December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 – Shockwave Medical announced a new investment and collaboration agreement with Abiomed Inc. As...

Lithotripsy Safe and Effective in Calcified Stenotic Peripheral Arteries
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | December 04, 2018

December 4, 2018 — New results from the DISRUPT PAD II study showed no perforations, embolization, reflow or abrupt...

iDissection Classification Study to Evaluate Dissection Rate of Flex Dynamic Scoring Catheter
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | November 09, 2018

November 9, 2018 — VentureMed Group Inc. announced the initiation of a...

Lutonix 014 Drug-Coated Balloon Safe and Effective Below the Knee
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | November 07, 2018

November 7, 2018 — The Lutonix Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) showed statistically significant safety equivalence with a...

Veryan Medical's BioMimics 3D Stent Receives PMA Approval
Technology | Stents Peripheral | October 05, 2018

October 5, 2018 — Veryan Medical Ltd has received Premarket Approval (PMA) for the BioMimics 3D Vascular Stent...

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