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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....

Aspire Thrombectomy Device Aspiration Medical

Nick Cavros, interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, La., used a new hand-held mechanical aspiration system...

ekos, pulmonary embolism, clot busting

Results of the ULTIMA trial using endovascular therapy to treat submassive pulmonary embolism (PE) were presented at the American College of Cardiology 2013 meeting, The trial is the first...

Specialists at Stony Brook Medicine’s Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center (CVC) are treating patients with a new generation of blood clot removal devices that show promise in successfully...

Bayer AngioJet DVT

Catheter-based thrombectomy systems are increasingly being used to remove blood clots from vessels inside the body, often as an adjunct therapy to systemic pharmaceutical thrombolytics. ...

3Flow Aspiration Catheter Thrombectomy Devices Biotronik Inc. Europe

Biotronik recently launched its 3Flow Aspiration Catheter in Europe. The catheter is specifically designed to facilitate quick and accurate thrombus aspiration, complementing Biotronik’s already...