Vascular Access

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

Merit Medical, Prelude Snap, splittable sheath introducer
Technology | June 03, 2015

June 3, 2015 - Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the launch of the Prelude Snap...

News | November 10, 2014

Nov. 10, 2014 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. settled a dispute regarding the distribution of the SecureLoc Safety...

News | September 03, 2014

September 3, 2014 — Teleflex announced a newly published clinical study demonstrating the accuracy of the Arrow VPS...

News | August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 — Bluegrass Vascular Technologies closed $4.5 million in Series A financing, that will allow the...

Biotronik Fortress Introducer Sheaths 5F 6F Vascular Access
News | June 04, 2014

June 4, 2014 — Biotronik has expanded its line of reinforced...

News | March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014 — BioCardia Inc. announced it received CE mark for its Morph AccessPro steerable...

Vascular Solutions ThrombiDisc Topical Hemostat Introducer Sheaths Cath Lab
Technology | February 07, 2014
February 7, 2014 — Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the ThrombiDisc topical...
News | December 11, 2013
December 11, 2013 — AccessClosure Inc. announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied a...
Technology | September 04, 2013

September 4, 2013 — Terumo has introduced the GlideSheath Slender Hydrophilic Introducer Sheath, a 6 French sheath...

Guardian II Hemostais Valve, recall
News | March 27, 2013

March 27, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall...

News | March 25, 2013

March 25, 2013 — W. L. Gore & Associates introduced its Gore DrySeal Sheath with hydrophilic coating in Europe....

Feature | November 06, 2012

November 6, 2012 — A study has found several benefits in using the radial artery in the arm as the entry point for...

Technology | November 01, 2012

November 1, 2012 — Terumo Interventional Systems announced the nationwide availability of its new Pinnacle Precision...

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational program

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational programs, with pre-existent strategies to reduce access site complications, can reduce the overall incidence of femoral access-related bleeding events.

Feature | August 29, 2012 | Christopher Wilson, D.O.; Kerri Wing, R.N., BSN; Peter Wassmer, M.D., FACC, and Robert Sanchez M.D., FACC

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational programs, in tandem with pre-existent...

Feature | August 15, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Due to the increasing number of transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) and endovascular aneurysm repair (...

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