Thrombectomy Devices

Breakthrough Research Demonstrates Contrast Ultrasound Can be Used as Heart Attack Treatment 

Penumbra Inc. announced that the company’s ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system received 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the revascularization of large vessel occlusions in patients with acute ischemic str...

May 27, 2014 — Ekos Corp. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the EkoSonic endovascular system for the ultrasound-facilitated, controlled and selective infusion of physician-specified fluids, including thrombolyt...

Removing Blood Clots During PCI Does Not Improve Outcomes

According to a new study, aspirating blood clots does not significantly reduce microvascular obstruction or reduce the risk of death in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI), when compared to standard percutaneous coronary...

STEMI, ultrasound to treat heart attacks, ultrasound to treat STEMI
Breakthrough Research Demonstrates Contrast Ultrasound Can be Used as Heart Attack Treatment 
Aspire, thrombectomy, C. Dorn Smith, aspirators, clot, cold leg, removal
C. Dorn Smith, M.D., vascular surgeon in Kingstree, South Carolina, was successful in using a new device to remove blood clots from a patient with a cold leg...
Penumbra, ACE64, aspiration thrombectomy, acute ischemic stroke, FDA
Penumbra Inc. announced that the company’s ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system received 510(k) marketing clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
Medtronic, SWIFT PRIME, REVASCAT, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, stroke
Two global trials have found that the addition of the Solitaire device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly...
Penumbra, ACE64, aspiration thrombectomy, acute ischemic stroke, FDA
The ACE64 aspiration thrombectomy system from Penumbra Inc. is indicated for the revascularization of large vessel occlusions in patients
The Enroute transcarotid neuroprotection system (NPS) from Silk Road Medical Inc. is used to directly access the common carotid artery and...
  LifeNet System’s OnePush feature can be used to rapidly activate stroke care teams. LifeNet’s stroke alert capability enables faster...
The Solitaire Flow Restoration Device from Covidien is among a new generation of devices designed to remove blood clots from blocked brain...

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STEMI, ultrasound to treat heart attacks, ultrasound to treat STEMI
Breakthrough Research Demonstrates Contrast Ultrasound Can be Used as Heart Attack Treatment 
VTEC, NYU Langone, venous therapies, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, PE
NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic Disease Center (VTEC) to treat those with life...
Stryker, Trevo Retriever, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands
In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS...
Ekos for PE
Acute intermediate-risk pulmonary emboli (PE) in normotensive patients with right ventricle dysfunction present the clinician with a quandary. With a 3 percent...

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Centricity, webinar, ZFV, ZFP, viewer, remote viewing system, enterprise
Healthcare organizations are demanding more capabilities for image viewers accessed by clinicians. Zero footprint (ZFP) viewers provide imaging tools from...
The webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" educates participants about the state of the art clinical and emerging translational...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...

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