Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

Management of coronary chronic total occlusion (CTO) is individualized depending on the severity of symptoms, ischemia and on the severity of concomitant coronary artery disease (CAD). T...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Abbott family of Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents for the additional indication to treat...
IVUS, CTOs
A new study found that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided intervention in patients with chronic total occlusion (CTO) could improve outcomes compared to a...
Medtronic Total Across Crossing Catheter CTO Peripheral Artery Disease PAD
Medtronic Inc. launched in Europe its Total across crossing catheter. Total received CE marking for improving blood flow through narrowed or occluded...
Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System CTO PAD Cath Labs
Boston Scientific launched in the United States the OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System to treat complete arterial blockages in the major arteries of...
The Abbott family of Xience everolimus-eluting coronary stents—including the Xience V, Xience nano, Xience Prime, Xience Xpedition, and
MicroVention Inc.’s Low-Profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Device (LVIS and LVIS Jr.) is a stent and delivery system used to...
Boston Scientific received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system, the...

Articles

IVUS, CTOs
A new study found that intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)-guided intervention in patients with chronic total occlusion (CTO) could improve outcomes compared to a...
guidewire, CTO
Physicians have new tools for treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for guidewires...
Millennium Research Group Peripheral Vascular Device Market Growth
According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), increasing awareness and diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) along with the introduction of improved...
Avinger Ocelot OCT CTO catheter
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the Avinger Inc. Ocelot optical coherenace tomography (OCT)...

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