News

October 6, 2010 – A new statement from the American Heart Association says arteriotomy closure devices are reasonable to use, but their benefits should be weighed against the risk of complications...

September 29, 2010 – An agreement was reached between AccessClosure and Benrikal Services for distributing vascular closure devices in the United States. AccessClosure will be the exclusive...

September 23, 2010 – The United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire entered a permanent injunction in a patent infringement lawsuit between two medical device companies.

September 1, 2010 - Z-Medica Corp., announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Nihon-Kohden, Japan's manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic...

July, 29, 2010 – A second generation transradial compression bracelet is designed to obtain a stable compression of the radial artery. The Zoom 2010 Transradial Compression Bracelet device from...

May 5, 2010 – A federal jury awarded more than $29.4 million in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit between two interventional cardiology access dressing manufacturers. Marine Polymer...

May 4, 2010 – The U.S. District Court in New Hampshire is being asked this week to review and reverse a jury verdict on patent litigation involving two companies with competing hemostasis...

April 26, 2010 – A vascular closure device using a single suture fitted with stainless steel rings was recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

April 5, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today said it approved the first absorbable fibrin sealant patch for use in cardiovascular surgery to prevent mild and moderate bleeding...

February 3, 2010 – The new Gator ClipSeal Plug is designed to maintain a hemostatic seal around 0.035- or 0.038-inch guide wires within large hemostatic valve introducer sheaths to minimize blood...

February 2, 2010 - A second-generation transradial compression bracelet, the Zoom 2010, is being released by Zoom Co Medic. This bracelet is designed to obtain a stable compression of the radial...

January 4, 2010 – The new design of the D-Stat Rad-Band incorporates a quick-release feature and a larger release tab, making it easier to detach the translucent comfort pad without disrupting...

August 18, 2009 – Cardiva Medical Inc. recently received FDA clearance for its Cardiva Catalyst III, which the company says is the first drug-coated vascular closure device for the intervention...

June 23, 2009 – AccessClosure yesterday launched its newest addition to the Mynx Vascular Closure family, the Mynx M5, which can be delivered directly through a small 5 Fr. cardiovascular sheath...

May 22, 2009 - CPC of America Inc. filed its first patent of a synthetic sealant for the MedClose Vascular Closure System (VCS), which is an internal puncture-closing system for use in...

February 25, 2009 - The HemCon Patch, a flexible hemostatic dressing from HemCon Medical Technologies Inc., is now available for external, temporary control of bleeding during interventional and...

December 30, 2008 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., a manufacturer of disposable devices used in cardiology and radiology procedures, today announced four developments regarding products and approvals...

October 14, 2008 - St. Jude Medical Inc. said today at TCT 2008 that the FDA and European CE Mark approval of the Angio-Seal Evolution Vascular Closure Device.