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Simbionix, Endovascular Basic Skills Training Module, endovascular simulator

Simbionix USA Corp. released the Endovascular Basic Skills training module for the ANGIO Mentor simulator. The Simbionix ANGIO Mentor is a virtual-reality training ...

Vascular closure devices have a definite niche in areas where they were not originally intended but have found frequent off-label use because of their utility.

Aptus Endosystems Inc. Heli-FX 28 mm wide neck abdominal aortic aneurysms

Aptus Endosystems Inc. announced that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its 28 mm Tip Reach Heli-FX Guide. A line extension of the original Heli-FX...

Patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are more than twice as likely to survive if they have minimally invasive repair than if they have surgery, suggests a 10-year...

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. FDA Approval Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administraion (FDA) approval for the new large diameter 35 mm trunk-ipsilateral leg and 36 mm aortic extender components, as well...

Cardiobridge, VAD, heart pump, hemodynamic support

The Heart Failure 2013 LA meeting will include a showcase of several startup companies offering innovative new approaches to address heart and cardiovascular disease.

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

Despite earlier signs that a less-invasive surgery is safer and better than “open” operations to repair potentially lethal abdominal aortic aneurysms, a clinical study led by a Johns Hopkins...

TeraRecon iNtuition Advanced Visualization Billing Option

TeraRecon previewed a flexible new pay-as-you-go billing option for it cloud and laptop users of its iNtuition advanced visualization tools. The software supports physicians involved in TAVI/TAVR...

TriVascular Inc. Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System Aneurism Repair

TriVascular Inc. announced premarket approval (PMA) of the Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft System by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA...

Gore Hybrid Vascular Graft Aneurism Repair Stent Grafts

W. L. Gore and Associates has announced the commercial availability of its new 10-cm configuration of the Gore Hybrid Vascular...

November 14, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s Valiant Captivia stent graft system for the endovascular repair...

November 9, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently cleared Bolton Medical’s Relay Thoracic Stent Graft with Plus Delivery System.

HeliFX Aortic Securement System Aptus Aneurism Repair

Aptus Endosystems Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its thoracic-length HeliFX Aortic Securement System. Similar to the original...

September 21, 2012 — Endologix Inc. announced this month it received CE mark for the current version of the Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing System for the...

Due to the increasing number of transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) and endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), a new startup company has developed a transfemoral combined access and...

July 9, 2012 — Endosystems Inc., a medical device company developing technology for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), announced closing on $25 million of equity financing. Synergy Life Science...

June 22, 2012 –– The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently selected a stent graft being developed by Medtronic Inc. for an early feasibility pilot program that allows for “...

June 8, 2012 — Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of the Endurant II AAA Stent Graft System, which recently received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...