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November 6, 2009 — Stereotaxis received notice this week that its Celsius RMT ThermoCool catheter received CE mark for distribution in the European market.

October 22, 2009 – FlowCardia Inc. yesterday began its U.S. launch of the over the wire (OTW) delivery platform for the CROSSER 14S and CROSSER 14P peripheral chronic total occlusions (CTOs)...

October 8, 2009 – Boston Scientific Corp. this week announced its exclusive sponsorship and first enrollments of the MADIT-RIT clinical trial, which will determine the best device programming...

October 7, 2009 – FlowCardia Inc. this week launched the FlowMate Injector, which dramatically simplifies central lumen crossing of chronic total occlusions (CTOs) using the CROSSER CTO...

September 11, 2009 – Terumo Interventional Systems yesterday launched its Glidewire Advantage Peripheral Guidewire, a single wire that enables the operator to both cross the lesion and deliver...

August 3, 2009 – Abbott is conducting a voluntary recall of its POWERSAIL Coronary Dilatation Catheters, which may be damaged and can cause a leak of contrast material during use, possibly leading...

July 28, 2009 – Onset Medical Corporation said today it received CE mark approval to begin marketing the SoloPath Endovascular Access Catheter in the European Union.

July 17, 2009 – Medtronic announced today the completion of a 12-month follow-up in the STOP-AF (Sustained Treatment of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation) clinical trial evaluating the first...

July 8, 2009 – CardioFocus Inc. said yesterday it received a CE mark in Europe for its Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) to treat patients with atrial fibrillation.

July 8, 2009 – A procedure that sends targeted energy into the heart through a catheter can be used to treat a common type of irregular heartbeat, but little is known about the treatment's long-...

June 15, 2009 - Inovio Biomedical Corp. said today it granted an option to a commercial license to develop intravascular catheters using its proprietary electroporation technology to Cardigant...

May 19, 2009 - Volcano Corp. yesterday announced an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement to initiate the formal launch of the Xtract thrombus aspiration catheter, manufactured by Lumen...

May 18, 2009 – Boston Scientific showcased its new Blazer Dx-20, a bidirectional duodecapolar diagnostic catheter, during Heart Rhythm 2009 last week in Boston.

May 14, 2009 – In final, one-year results of a multicenter randomized clinical study, catheter ablation demonstrated significantly better outcomes compared to anti-arrhythmic drug (AAD) therapy...

May 13, 2009 – Siemens Healthcare is demonstrating the clinical benefits of the world’s first volume intracardiac echocardiography (VICE) catheter, the ACUSON AcuNav V ultrasound catheter, this...

May 6, 2009 - Spectranetics Corp. yesterday said it made a pre-IDE (investigational device exemption) submission to the FDA regarding the use of laser ablation to treat in-stent restenosis (ISR)...

April 16, 2009 - Minnow Medical this week received the CE mark, clearing its disposable Guided Reshaping Technology (GRT) catheter to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) for marketing in the...

April 10, 2009 — Invatec has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) under which CSI will distribute Invatec’s FDA-cleared percutaneous transluminal...

March 30, 2009 – Medtronic and the FDA announced a Class I recall of the Innervision Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, BioGlide and Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, BioGlide.

March 24, 2009 - Ardian Inc said yesterday Medtronic Inc. has led a $47 million financing of the company to develop a new catheter-based medical device to treat hypertension.

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