Technology

The noninvasive Arctic Sun 5000 therapeutic temperature management device offers fast initiation, simple programming capabilities and easy access to treatment.

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Several new guidewires for cardiovascular, neurovascular and peripheral procedures will be released by OEM Lake Region Medical during the 2010 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientifi...

The first catheter to combine near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) can help characterize coronary plaque and stent placement. The InfraReDx Inc....

New sizes of the SoloPath TransFemoral Endovascular Access Catheter provide the potential to treat a larger patient population with percutaneous stent grafts and heart valves.

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A second-generation of the Diamondback Predator 360 peripheral arterial disease (PAD) atherectomy system features improvements in the crowns and shaft for enhanced clinical performance and shorter pro...

A second generation transradial compression bracelet is designed to obtain a stable compression of the radial artery....

A fourth-generation intracranial aneurysm stent system, the Neuroform EZ Stent, is designed for use in conjunction with endovascular coiling to treat wide-necked aneurysms.

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A 3-D imaging technology is incorporated into the C-InSight technology from Mazor Surgical Technologies Ltd....

The Jetstream G3 Small Fixed (SF) peripheral atherectomy catheter is smaller than previous versions of the Jetstream and offers a fixed cutter and longer catheter length to treat blockages below the k...

Twenty-two new balloon sizes to the Boston Scientific PolarCath Peripheral Dilatation System, including balloon lengths of 120 and 150 mm....

A therapeutic hypothermia system promises faster cooling and warming rates as well as precise temperature control....

A device for excluding the left atrial appendage has received clearance from the FDA. AtriCure, Inc. has received clearance from the U.S....

An Internet, cloud-based, 3-D advanced visualization and decision support system aids physicians in endovascular case planning. W. L....

The single-use EZ Steer bi-directional catheters are now cleared for reprocessing through Ascent....

A 45 mm diameter stent graft to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA) is now available in sizes up to 42 mm. W. L....

New collaborations will enable the use of Boston Scientific’s iLab ultrasound system Ultrasound Imaging System with the Philips’ Allura Xper and the Siemens’ Axiom Artis and Artis zee interventional X...

A fractional flow reserve (FFR) guide wire is designed to reduce the number of devices needed to help speed speed treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease....

Three distinct lumens in a new line of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) increases flexibility to administer medications simultaneously....

A high-performance balloon dilatation catheter designed for use in peripheral angioplasty procedures below the knee offers a low tip profile, easy delivery and rapid deflation time.

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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) offers high-definition intravascular imaging....

A vascular closure device using a single suture fitted with stainless steel rings helps quickly close femoral artery access sites and allows faster patient mobility than compression.

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Instead of using a conventional spring coil design, the Kinetix Guidewire uses a micro-cut nitinol sleeve and a nitinol distal core for improved torque control in percutaneous coronary intervention (P...

A 5 French, 75 cm catheter with a primary curve and a flexible 1 cm tip makes it easier for precise and stable placement in renal, mesenteric or abdominal catheterization procedures....

An absorbable fibrin sealant patch for use in cardiovascular surgery prevents mild and moderate bleeding from small blood vessels, when standard surgical techniques are ineffective or impractical.

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The anti-coagulant Argatroban injection, 100mg/mL, is indicated as an anti-coagulant for prophylaxis or treatment of thrombosis in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia....