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Medtronic Total Across Crossing Catheter CTO Peripheral Artery Disease PAD

Medtronic Inc. launched in Europe its Total across crossing catheter. Total received CE marking for improving blood...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Class I recall of Baylis Medical’s TorFlex Transseptal Guiding Sheath Kit device designed for ...

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.

Boston Scientific, Apex, balloon catheter

The total U.S. market for PTCA and cutting balloon catheters was valued at $293.5 million in 2012. The PTCA balloon segment accounted for close to 90 percent of the total coronary balloon 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...

Boston Scientific Corporation has begun the launch of its 0.035-inch and 0.018-inch Rubicon Support Catheter in the United States. The device is designed to assist physicians with placement and...

One Snare Endovascular Snare System Merit Medical Systems

Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the One Snare Endovascular Snare System.

October 11, 2012 — Spectranetics Corp. announced the U.S. market launch of the Tapas catheter at the 2012 Vascular...

Aug. 8, 2012 — Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the SuperCross FT, a new flexible-tip version of its line of SuperCross microcatheters. It is designed to address the majority of complex...

Several technological advancements occurred in the PICC market in recent years that are changing the competitive landscape and driving growth. Increasingly, medical professionals are using...

January 20, 2012 - BridgePoint Medical Inc. this week signed an agreement with Covidien to exclusively license the rights to its peripheral vascular products used to treat chronic total occlusions...

November 21, 2011: Each year, more than 600,000 Americans are stricken with a pulmonary embolism (PE), which is a clot in the lung. Without immediate help, almost half of these individuals may...

November 15, 2011 – Results from the PROFI study indicate that the use of a proximal balloon occlusion in carotid artery stenting lead to fewer cerebral ischemic lesions...

May 23, 2011 - Doctors in Germany are among the first to treat ischemic stroke patients outside the United States with the Revive SE, a new self-expanding blood clot retrieval and removal device...

April 1, 2011 – A new minimally invasive embolization catheter was unveiled at the Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting. The Cantata Superselective Microcatheter, from...

March 10, 2011 – A newly introduced catheter provides a superior answer for percutaneous fluid aspirations and small volume drainage procedures. The Drainer centesis catheter, from Vascular...

February 16, 2011 – To expand its portfolio of devices for lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), Boston Scientific this week acquired two new technologies to treat chronic total...

February 14, 2011 – A new bedside insertion kit and power-injectable catheter has been launched. The Morpheus Smart PICC insertion kit and 5 French Dual Lumen Peripherally Inserted Central...

January 25, 2011 – A microcatheter offering superior crossability, flexibility and guidewire support during coronary and peripheral catheterization procedures was released this week by Vascular...

September 30, 2009 - A new study published in the Society for Vascular Surgery's October 2009 issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery reports that the elderly have better operative outcomes when...