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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...

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...

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...

April 20, 2012 — VasoStitch will be featuring its technology at EuroPCR, Europe’s largest interventional cardiology scientific meeting, May 17, in Paris.

February 16, 2012 — Aptus Endosystems, a company developing advanced technology for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), announced the start of ANCHOR; a global, multicenter, prospective post-...

January 18, 2011 – Medtronic Inc. announced the CE mark and international launch of the Endurant II AAA stent graft system, which can treat patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms through...

January 17, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved usage for an endovascular graft manufactured by W.L. Gore and Associates Inc. to include treatment of life-...

December 22, 2011 — TriVascular Inc. announced the first Canadian patients treated with its Ovation Abdominal Stent Graft. The ultra-low profile (14F OD) system is designed to expand the patient...

December 14, 2011 — Aptus Endosystems Inc. announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Aptus EndoStapling System, which will now be known as the...

December 6, 2011 — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for new diameter sizes of the contralateral leg component of its Excluder...

November 23, 2011 – Vascular occlusions are blocked blood vessels caused by a blood clot in an artery. Blocks in the femoral artery are particularly problematic, and vascular surgeons continue to...

 

November 23, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed marketing of the first system that can repair a failed or problematic aortic endograft, a fabric tube used to...