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November 14, 2011 – Boston Scientific welcomed positive outcomes from the COBRA clinical trial, which evaluated post-dilation of nitinol stents using CryoPlasty therapy with the PolarCath...

November 4, 2011—Miracor Medical Systems GmbH announced that data will be reported during next week’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2011 scientific meeting in San Francisco. The...

October 7, 2011 — Among individuals 65 years and older, as many as 30 percent have aortic valve sclerosis or stenosis and, as a result of their deteriorating health, cannot enjoy a normal...

September 20, 2011 — Boston Scientific Corp. has launched its Coyote Balloon Catheter, a highly deliverable and ultra-low profile 0.014-inch balloon dilatation catheter designed to treat patients...

September 9, 2011 — Angioslide Ltd. announced the first procedures with its new 5 x 300 mm Proteus device for treating the superficial femoral artery (SFA). The technology combines a percutaneous...

August 5, 2011 — Vessix Vascular Inc. (formerly known as Minnow Medical Inc.), developer of novel percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) balloon catheter technology for peripheral leg vessels, announced...

June 20, 2011 — Boston Scientific Corporation today announced the global launch of its Mustang PTA balloon catheter, a highly deliverable 0.035-inch percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...
May 24, 2011 - Cordis announced it has obtained CE mark for its Empira and Empira NC RX percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) dilatation catheters for the treatment of coronary artery...
May 17, 2011 - Medrad Inc., a business of Bayer HealthCare, today announced it has received CE Mark for its Cotavance Paclitaxel Coated Balloon Angioplasty Catheter with Paccocathtechnology. The...

March 7, 2011 – A pilot study testing a system designed to improve acute coronary syndrome (ACS) revascularization has been successfully completed. The study looked at the Picso Impulse System,...

January 11, 2011 – TriReme Medical has signed an exclusive distribution and sales agreement with Century Medical for the Japanese market. Century Medical will sell TriReme’s compete line of...

December 5, 2010 – Additional lots lots of the AngioSculpt Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Scoring Balloon Catheters are being recalled by the AngioScore Inc. The class I recall was...

January 3, 2011 – ev3, a Covidien company, has initiated a voluntary recall of specific lots of the NanoCross .014-inch Over-the-wire (OTW) peripheral transcatheter angioplasty (PTA) dilatation...

December 16, 2010 – A system designed to improve acute coronary syndrome (ACS) revascularization following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has received CE Mark.

November 5, 2010 – New research shows that novel drug-coated balloon technology is being adopted in niche applications throughout Europe. The research, from the Millenium Research Group, also...

September 29, 2010 – Results from a trial studying the effects of a drug-eluting balloon (DEB) on peripheral artery disease (PAD) were released at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (...

September 17, 2010 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the first device that combines an angioplasty balloon and an embolic capturing feature. Angioslide's Proteus device is presently...

September 10, 2010 – Cath Labs are being encouraged this week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to inspect their inventories for AngioSculpt EX Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary...

August 19, 2010 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation recently announced the late-breaking trials and first report investigations being presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular...

August 9, 2010 – According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), a medical technology market research company, Invatec has traditionally held a much stronger position in the European percutaneous...