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March 4, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out a Class 1 recall notice regarding various convenience kits containing Acme Monaco Guidewire .035x150 3 MMJ TCFC, item...

Pressure Products SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal Guidewire EP Cath Lab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pressure Products Inc.’s SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal ...

Radius Medical Prodigy Support Catheter Guidewire Cath Lab Elastomeric Balloon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Radius Medical LLC’s Prodigy Support Catheter. Engineered to provide back-up support to ...

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 MediValve Ltd. announced that it has received clearance of a Pre-Marketing Notification Application (510(k)) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its acWire ...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the Medtronic’s recently initiated voluntary recall of certain interventional ...

Terumo cath lab guidewires glidewire advantage 0.0180 peripheral

Terumo Interventional Systems announced the launch of the 0.018-inch Glidewire Advantage peripheral guidewire during the 25th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference in...

Biotronik has launched its next generation of guide wires. Galeo Pro has a high tensile stainless steel core, increased durability and excellent shape retention. These allow the physician to treat...

July 18, 2013 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE mark approval for the Guidezilla guide extension catheter.

Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that it has re-launched the Venture catheter, a deflectable-tip catheter used to provide guidewire directional control in challenging coronary and peripheral...

Terumo Interventional Systems expanded its family of Heartrail III Coronary Guiding Catheters to include a smaller profile 5 French Ikari shape, specifically designed to provide backup support and...

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Physicians have new tools for treating chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for guidewires and balloon dilation catheters for...

Boston Scientific Victory Crosswire Peripheral Artery Disease

Boston Scientific Corporation has begun the United States and European launch of its Victory guidewire, designed to facilitate crossing of resistant lesions and the placement and exchange of...

February 9, 2012 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Merit Medical Systems Inc. regarding modifications to the hydrophilic coating process for the Merit Laureate...

February 9, 2012 — DSM announced a successful collaboration with medical manufacturer EPflex Feinwerktechnik GmbH to launch a new set of guidewires with ComfortCoat hydrophilic coating, a...

January 31, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a system for accessing and delivering diagnostic, embolic and therapeutic materials into the peripheral vasculature. The...

October 13, 2010 – A new guidewire has been launched for use in challenging, small vessel peripheral angioplasty procedures. The Journey Guidewire, by Boston Scientific, is 0.014 inches and...

September 28, 2010 – A guiding catheter specifically designed for right radial access to maximize transradial interventional procedures is released in the United States. Terumo Interventional...

September 21, 2010 - Patent infringement claims by St. Jude Medical Systems against the Volcano Corporation are without merit, the company said Tuesday.

September 21, 2010 – Two companies announced that they have entered into a distribution agreement in the United States. The agreement allows Vascular Solutions to distribute Shepherd Scientific’s...