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Medtronic, SWIFT PRIME, REVASCAT, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, stroke

Two global trials have found that the addition of the Solitaire device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly reduced disability in patients...

Aspire, Pablo Uceda, DFW Vascular, deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy

Pablo Uceda, M.D., vascular surgeon with DFW Vascular, Dallas, Texas, was successful in using a new device to clear blood clots out of a patient's legs.

VTEC, NYU Langone, venous therapies, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, PE

NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic Disease Center (VTEC) to treat those with life-threatening blood clots. The new...

Covidien, Trellis peripheral infusion system, FDA recall, balloon inflation port

A manufacturing error caused the balloon inflation ports to be mislabeled on Covidien’s Trellis 6 and Trellis 8 Peripheral Infusion systems, prompting a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Covidien, Solitaire, stent thrombectomy, trial, Netherlands

In a landmark study evaluating the addition of stent thrombectomy clot removal to pharmaceutical treatment for patients suffering an acute ischemic stroke (AIS), stent thrombectomy provided a...

Ekos for PE

Acute intermediate-risk pulmonary emboli (PE) in normotensive patients with right ventricle dysfunction present the clinician with a quandary. With a 3 percent mortality rate[1] — just shy of the...

Decision Resources Group finds that the United States clot management device market will expand through 2022, particularly in the later years. 

July 30, 2014 — Covidien announced the commercial launch of its next-generation Trellis peripheral infusion system. The redesigned system continues to be the only pharmacomechanical thrombolysis...

Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans, and often leads to serious — and even fatal —complications. Fortunately, at the...

May 27, 2014 — Ekos Corp. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the EkoSonic endovascular system for the ultrasound-facilitated, controlled and selective infusion...

May 16, 2014 — In a move to expand significantly its portfolio of solutions for peripheral interventions, Boston Scientific Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the...

CleanerXT Argon Medical Devices Inc. Thrombectomy Devices Deep Vein Thrombosis

Argon Medical Devices Inc. began marketing the CelanerXT rotational thrombectomy system as a new addition to the Cleaner family of dialysis products. 

AngioDynamics AngioVac Atherectomy Systems Cath Lab Thrombectomy Devices

Instead of making a chest incision for open heart surgery, cardiovascular surgeons can now use a new vacuum-like tool to remove potentially deadly, large clots that lodge in patients’ hearts....

Ekos BTG EkoSonic Endovascular System Pulmonary Embolism PE Thrombectomy

Ekos Corp., a BTG International group company, published results of its Ultrasound Accelerated Thrombolysis of Pulmonary Embolism (PE) trial (ULTIMA) in the peer-reviewed journal of the American...

cardiovascular ultrasound systems thrombectomy bubbles thrombosis

Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive method of...

According to a new study, aspirating blood clots does not significantly reduce microvascular obstruction or reduce the risk of death in patients with non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI...

thrombectomy devices stroke treatment devices cerevast clotbust-er

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) led a study that showed that a hands-free ultrasound device, combined with a clot-busting drug, was safe for...

thrombectomy devices cath lab aspiration catheter medtronic export advance

Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. launch of the Export Advance aspiration catheter, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

AngioVac UCLA Blood Clot Removal California

Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold. When a computed (CT) scan revealed a 24-inch...

Bayer HealthCare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared two new Jetstream atherectomy catheters. The SC (Single Cutter) atherectomy catheter is available in 1....