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May 3, 2011 – Being tall and obese may increase your risk for potentially dangerous blood clots, according to new research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology: Journal of the...

April 4, 2011 – Doctors are encouraged to consider therapies in addition to blood thinners to treat certain patients with potentially dangerous blood clots that form in the deep veins and travel...

March 25, 2011 – A new, next-generation aspiration catheter has been introduced in the United States. The Fetch 2 Catheter, by Medrad Interventional, features a flexible, variable pitch coiled...

March 7, 2011 – Each year between 100,000 and 180,000 Americans die as the result of pulmonary embolism, a complication from blood clots in the lungs. The Vascular Disease Foundation urges...

February 7, 2011 – There is a tremendous unmet need for new medical technologies to treat potentially dangerous chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and blood clots, according to a Scientia Advisors...

July 26, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium injection), an anticoagulant drug used for multiple indications,...

January 7, 2010 – Doctors with Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) report success in treating acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) with a procedure called isolated...

November 23, 2009 – Using less lytic drug and offering faster clot dissolution than traditional deep vein thrombosis (DVT) treatments, EKOS Corp. launched the EkoSonic MACH4e at the recent VEITH...

June 25, 2009 – According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the pharmacomechanical thrombectomy procedure (PMT) adoption will accelerate over the next five years due to growing physician...

September 2, 2008 – The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) released new guidelines for how doctors should handle an acute pulmonary embolism (PE), during its 2008 Congress in Munich, Germany...

May 19, 2008 - Recognizing patient safety remains a major hurdle in the U.S., the National Quality Forum (NQF) last week endorsed 48 voluntary consensus standards focused on measuring the...

May 6, 2008 - Vascular Insights received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its ClariVein infusion catheter for infusion of physician-specified agents in the peripheral vasculature.

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October 9, 2007 - OmniSonics Medical Technologies Inc. has received clearance from the FDA to market its catheter based OmniWave Endovascular System for the infusion of physician specified fluids...

September 25, 2007 - The risk of developing venous thromboembolism while flying on an airplane, a condition known as “economy class syndrome,” is only about one in 5,000 for long flights, although...