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April 28, 2010 – Deviating from its focus on intravascular imaging systems and fractional flow reserve (FFR) catheters, Volcano Corp. said yesterday it entered into a Japanese distribution...

March 26, 2010 – The FDA granted 510(k) market clearance for the AngioSculpt PTA Scoring Balloon Catheter for dilatation of lesions in renal arteries.

January 25, 2010 – Expanding its peripheral vascular disease product offerings, Medtronic Inc. today signed an agreement to acquire Invatec and two affiliated companies.

January 20, 2010 – The balloon material of the new REEF HP PTA Balloon Catheter was created for use in peripheral high-pressure dilatation procedures, especially to treat hard-to-dilate lesions....

November 18, 2009 – As part of a new partnership deal with QXMédical LLC, W. L. Gore & Associates will distribute the Q50 Stent Graft Balloon Catheter, which is designed for use with aortic...

October 21, 2009 – Cook Medical is introducing six new products in parallel to provide better treatment options to treat peripheral arterial disease (PAD), including new microwires, stents and...

October 1, 2009 – Invatec recently launched the REEF HP PTA Balloon Catheter at CIRSE 2009, which the company said is ideal for use in all peripheral high-pressure dilatation procedures.

September 21, 2009 — Minnow Medical recently announced it will be presenting interim clinical data regarding a novel technology to treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) on Monday, Sept. 21. The...

July 16, 2009 – Cook Medical received clearance today from the FDA to market its newest balloon dilatation catheter, the Advance 35LP, which is intended for use in patients with lesions in the...

July 2, 2009 – Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, N.H., have published a new study in the July issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery (published by the Society...

June 9, 2009 - AngioScore Inc. said today its flagship product, the AngioSculpt Scoring Balloon Catheter, received approval for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease from Japan...

May 19, 2009 - Invatec announced today the availability of its newly CE-marked coronary balloon, the IN.PACT Falcon paclitaxel-eluting PTCA balloon catheter at the EuroPCR Congress 2009 in...

May 10, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. Friday announced the settlement of all royalty disputes with Johnson and Johnson (J&J) that concern Medtronic’s licensed use of the Palmaz, Schatz and Pinchuk...

April 14, 2009 - The voluntary medical device recall initiated on Feb. 2, 2009 by Arrow International’s Cardiac Care Division involves volume connectors for its 30cc, 40cc and 50cc Intra-aortic...

April 2, 2009 – Invatec received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its Amphirion Deep 150 mm Long PTA Balloon and Tapered 210 mm Long PTA Balloon in U.S.

The Amphirion Deep Long...

March 16, 2009 – Invatec today announced CE-certification of a new coronary balloon, the IN.PACT Falcon paclitaxel-eluting PTCA balloon catheter, which is one of the first drug-eluting balloons...

March 10, 2009 - Abbott today launched the VOYAGER NC Coronary Dilatation Catheter, a next-generation balloon dilatation catheter with high-pressure capability designed to optimize the treatment...

February 2, 2009 - Cook Medical’s new Advance PTX drug-eluting balloon was used in a live case transmitted from The Heart Center Leipzig/Park Hospital in Leipzig, Germany, at last week’s ISET 2009...