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AngioScore AngioSculpt Drug-Coated Scoring Catheter FIH Study

AngioScore Inc. announced the completion of enrollment in the Drug-Coated AngioSculpt Scoring Balloon Catheter First-in-Human (FIH) Study (PATENT-C). AngioScore anticipates that preliminary data...

One-year data from an Italian multicenter randomized controlled trial of the In.Pact Falcon drug-eluting balloon from Medtronic Inc. demonstrate positive and durable clinical results with the...

June 25, 2013 — Cordis Corp. announced the European CE marking and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of additional sizes of its Sleek OTW (over-the-wire) platform, a 0.014-inch...

Lutonix Drug Coated Balloon C. R. Bard Inc. PAD Treatments Clinical Trial

C. R. Bard Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patient into the Lutonix Below the Knee (BTK) Clinical Trial at The Cardiac and Vascular Institute in Gainesville, Fla. The purpose of this...

Covidien recently introduced its RapidCross 0.014-inch Rapid Exchange Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Balloon, which offers rapid exchange (RX) convenience with kink-resistant...

Boston Scientific, Apex, balloon catheter

The total U.S. market for PTCA and cutting balloon catheters was valued at $293.5 million in 2012. The PTCA balloon segment accounted for close to 90 percent of the total coronary balloon catheter...

 V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter InterValve

InterValve Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance to market the new V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter in the United States.

 

balloon, CTO

Physicians have new tools for treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for guidewires and balloon dilation catheters for...

AngioSculpt 10 mm Balloon Catheter PAD treatment

AngioScore Inc. announced the launch of its new 100 mm length AngioSculpt PTA Scoring Balloon Catheters for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) below the knee (BTK).

C-section Hysterectomy Clinical trial Interventional Radiology Balloon Catheter

Using tiny balloons to temporarily block blood flow to the uterus during a high-risk Caesarean-section delivery can save the life of the mother while preventing hysterectomy and preserving...

December 26, 2012 — Covidien announced a definitive agreement to acquire CV Ingenuity. The companies expect to complete the acquisition in the first calendar quarter of 2013. Financial...

Primus Drug-Eluting Balloon Balloon Catheters Peripheral Artery Disease devices

November 1, 2012 — It looks as though drug-eluting balloons (DEBs), already widely used in Europe, are set to burst...

AngioDynamics Vortex Medical Inc.Thrombectomy devices

AngioDynamics said it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the outstanding capital stock of Vortex Medical Inc., a privately held company focused on the development of innovative...

September 28, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the Emerge percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...

September 21, 2012 — Following the success of Biotronik’s Pulsar-18 0.018-inch, 4 French platform self-expanding...

July 27, 2012 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced that its Lutonix technology center has completed patient enrollment into its global, multicenter LEVANT 2 randomized clinical trial.

July 16, 2012 — TriReme Medical Inc. (TMI) announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for an expanded matrix of sizes for its unique Glider PTCA balloon...

July 9, 2012 — r4 Vascular Inc. announced clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Vector percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...

July 9, 2012 — Miracor Medical Systems GmbH announced that the first three ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients enrolled in its “Prepare RAMSES” ...

June 21, 2012 — TriReme Medical Inc. (TMI) announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for an expanded matrix of sizes for its Chocolate percutaneous...