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October 9, 2009 – Cook Inc. has filed a lawsuit with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, against Endologix Inc., claiming infringement of two critical patents for endovascular...

September 29, 2009 – The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit last week affirmed the previous ruling of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California...

September 21, 2009 — W. L. Gore & Associates last week announced that several physicians recently presented interim data from ongoing GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft studies to clinical...

August 21, 2009 – Endologix Inc. yesterday announced the online publication of results from the pivotal prospective, multicenter clinical trial of the company's Powerlink XL System for...

July 27, 2009 – Terumo Cardiovascular Systems said Friday it initiated a phase II clinical trial for the Anaconda AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) stent graft system in the U.S.

July 22, 2009 – W. L. Gore & Associates today said it received FDA approval to market its GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis for device diameters 9-13 mm for the treatment of peripheral arterial...

July 1, 2009 – W. L. Gore & Associates said today it received FDA for a manufacturing change to the GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis, which is a result of the precision laser trimming technology...

June 22, 2009 – Surgeons from Arizona Heart Institute performed the first procedure in the U.S. Anaconda Phase II Study using the Vascutek Anaconda Stent Graft System, an investigational,...

May 7, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. yesterday said it completed enrollment in its investigational device exemption (IDE) study of the Endurant Stent Graft System, which is designed to enable the...

May 5, 2009 - ITGI Medical Ltd. Said last week the FDA granted HUD (humanitarian use device) designation to Over and Under and Aneugraft pericardium covered stents for treatment of perforations...

April 15, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. today announced the initiation of the global abdominal aortic aneurysm study known as ENGAGE, which will evaluate the performance of the Endurant stent graft,...

March 24, 2009 - W. L. Gore & Associates today said it received FDA approval to market a 31 mm diameter version of the GORE EXCLUDER AAA Endoprosthesis.

March 20, 2009 - Endologix Inc. yesterday announced the first presentation of initial outcomes with up to two-year patient follow-up from its Powerlink Suprarenal Proximal Extension trial; the...

Endovascular repair for aortic aneurysms has gained popularity in the past five to six years as physicians has learned how to use and became more comfortable with the new generations of stent...

March 10, 2009 - Endologix Inc. today said the FDA approved the IntuiTrak Express Delivery System for the Powerlink XL stent graft.

The maker said the IntuiTrak Express enables delivery of...

February 27, 2009 - Elective repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) is on the rise, yet total AAA-related deaths continue to decline since the introduction of endovascular repair (EVAR),...

February 12, 2009 - Endologix Inc. yesterday said a live-case demonstration of its new IntuiTrak Delivery System was featured at the International Congress XXII Endovascular Interventions...

February 10, 2009 - W. L. Gore and Associates today said at the annual International Congress of Endovascular Interventions XXII, it received FDA approval to market a modified version of the GORE...

January 27, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. today reported the first enrollment in VITALITY, the company’s post-market clinical study of its Talent Abdominal Stent Graft for the endovascular repair of...

November 25, 2008 - Minimally invasive endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) has been praised by many vascular surgeons and patients due to its benefits, but a five-year study in...