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The Spectranetics Corporation announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of its adjunct analysis plan associated with the EXCITE ISR clinical trial, studying the treatment of...

Cook Medical has initiated a global voluntary recall of its Zilver PTX Drug Eluting Peripheral Stent based on its investigation into a small number of complaints that the delivery system of the...

March 26, 2013 — According to two different reports from Millennium Research Group (MRG), the overall European market for peripheral vascular devices will grow strongly, reaching $1.3 billion...

Cordis Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc., whose technology provides Cordis with the opportunity to evolve the S.M.A.R.T. stent platform to...

Mercator MedSystems Cricket Bullfrog Micro-Infusion Catheters

 Mercator MedSystems Inc. announced it has received CE mark approval to market its Cricket and Bullfrog Micro-Infusion Catheters in Europe, significantly expanding the market for these...

With more than 100 patients enrolled, Cook Medical has exceeded 50 percent enrollment in the Tibiopedal Access for Crossing of Infrainguinal Artery Occlusions clinical trial. The first-of-its-kind...

January 31, 2013 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced CONFIRM study series data presented at the 2013 International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET).

Millennium Research Group Peripheral Vascular Device Market Growth

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), increasing awareness and diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) along with the introduction of improved next-generation devices will lead the...

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).

Spectranetics Peripheral Artery Disease Laser Atherectomy

The Spectranetics Corporation announced final results from the PATENT (Photo-Ablation using the TURBO-Booster(R) and Excimer Laser for In-Stent Restenosis Treatment) study evaluating the safety...

Biotronik BIOFLEX-I IDE Clinical Trial Puslar-18 Peripheral Artery Disease

Biotronik announced the first U.S. implant of their Pulsar-18 self expanding stent in the BIOFLEX-I IDE clinical trial. Carlos Mena of Yale University Medical Center performed the procedure.

Angioslide TriVentures Financing Embolic Protection Devices PAD

Angioslide announced the closing of $6.3 million financing led by new investor TriVentures. In addition Biostar joined returning investors Viola Partners, Agate and XT Investments to complete the...

Spectranetics Upstream Peripheral Technologies Ltd. Peripheral Artery Disease

Spectranetics Corp. announced an agreement to purchase the assets of Upstream Peripheral Technologies Ltd., an affiliate of Aran Research Development and Prototypes Ltd. Included in the...

December 26, 2012 — Flexible Stenting Solutions Inc. (FSS) announced it gained CE mark in the European Union for its 6 French Reconstrainable FlexStent Femoropopliteal self-expanding...

More than half of patients treated for claudication or critical limb ischemia (CLI) with stenting of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) had primary patency at five years, says a recent study.

PAD Treatment Devices Stent Peripheral Cordis Corp. S.M.A.R.T., SMART, SFA stent

Cordis Corp. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the S.M.A.R.T. Control Vascular Stent Systems for use in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and/or the...

Avinger Ocelot OCT CTO catheter

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the Avinger Inc. Ocelot optical coherenace tomography (OCT) catheter to help cross...

Cook, Zilver PTX, stent, expanding, delivery sheath

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for Cook Medical’s Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent. It is the first device of its kind on several fronts to go...

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...

November 1, 2012 — Terumo Interventional Systems announced the nationwide availability of its new Pinnacle Precision Access System, a new vascular access system specifically designed for smooth,...