Vascular Access

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for vascular access, both venous and arterial access, for percutaneous, transcatheter, interventional devices.

The Abbott Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system, left, became the first TMVR device to gain commercial regulatory clearance in the world. It gains European CE mark in January. Another top story in January was the first use of the Robocath R-One robotic cath lab catheter guidance system in Germany.  Watch a VIDEO of the system in use in one of those cases. 

The Abbott Tendyne transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system, left, became the first TMVR device to gain commercial regulatory clearance in the world. It gains European CE mark in January. Another top story in January was the first use of the Robocath R-One robotic cath lab catheter guidance system in Germany.  Watch a VIDEO of the system in use in one of those cases. 

News | February 03, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor

February 3, 2020 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

The three sites most often used for distal radial artery access are the (1) anatomic snuffbox above the scaphoid (left), (2) adjacent to the snuffbox at the trapezium bone (center), and (3) the first intermetacarpal space (right). The author’s preference is either of the first two options, although good outcomes have been reported with use of the intermetacarpal space.

The three sites most often used for distal radial artery access are the (1) anatomic snuffbox above the scaphoid (left), (2) adjacent to the snuffbox at the trapezium bone (center), and (3) the first intermetacarpal space (right). The author’s preference is either of the first two options, although good outcomes have been reported with use of the intermetacarpal space.

Feature | Radial Access | November 21, 2019 | Enrique Flores, M.D., RPVI
Interest in distal radial artery access (DRA) is growing rapidly. Among the benefits of DRA are the low risk of entry...
The Saranas Early Bird Bleed Monitoring System offers real-time detection and monitoring of transcatheter intervention vascular access site bleed complications.

The Saranas Early Bird Bleed Monitoring System offers real-time detection and monitoring of transcatheter intervention vascular access site bleed complications.

News | Vascular Access | November 07, 2019

November 6, 2019 — Saranas Inc. announced completion of the first U.S. commercial case using its Early Bird Bleed...

Adept Medical Launches Antegrade IR Platform
Technology | Vascular Access | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — New Zealand-based Adept Medical announced the launch of the Antegrade IR Platform. Clinically...

Terumo Medical Recalls SoloPath Balloon Expandable TransFemoral System and Re-collapsible Balloon Access System

Figure 1. Examples of expected smooth (left) and dislodged (right) fairing tip. Image courtesy of FDA.

News | Vascular Access | May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 — Terumo Medical Corp. is recalling the SoloPath Balloon Expandable TransFemoral System and Re-...

Acutus Medical Announces Rhythm Xience Acquisition, New Partnerships at HRS 2019

Acutus Medical's acquisition of Rhythm Xience brings the Flextra steerable introducer sheath into Acutus Medical's product portfolio.

News | EP Mapping and Imaging Systems | May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019 — At the 40th annual Heart Rhythm...

Cordis Announces U.S. Launch of Radial 360 Portfolio
Technology | Radial Access | May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, recently announced the full U.S. launch of its Radial 360...

TVA Medical Receives CE Mark for Next-Generation EverlinQ 4 EndoAVF System
News | Vascular Access | October 04, 2017

October 4, 2017 — TVA Medical Inc. announced that its everlinQ 4 endoAVF System has received CE Mark in the European...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 25, 2017

This video case study, provided by Gore Medical, is titled "Tackling Complex Cases in Dialysis Access," by John Ross...

Merit Medical, FDA Class I recall, Prelude Short Sheath Introducer
News | Vascular Access | March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it has initiated a Class I recall of the...

Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath

The Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath.

News | Vascular Access | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. is recalling the Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath because the...

Technology | Vascular Access | January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017 — Teleflex Inc. announced that its Arrow VPS Rhythm Device with optional TipTracker technology has...

Vascular Solutions, Teleflex
Feature | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. and Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a...

Teleflex, AVA 2016 Congress, Association for Vascular Access
News | Vascular Access | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. recently displayed its vascular access technologies and a new educational...

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