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obesity, interventional radiology, embolization devices

A new procedure to combat obesity was recently performed by physicians at Dayton Interventional Radiology. 

Covidien Apollo Onyx Catheter FDA Clearance

Covidien plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter — the first detachable tip micro catheter available in the United States. ...

April 16, 2014 — Covidien announced it has notified customers of a voluntary recall to address an issue with certain lots of its Pipeline embolization device and Alligator retrieval device, where...

Boston Scientific Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter Interventional Radiology

Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and CE mark approval for its Direxion Torqueable Microcatheter.

embolization devices terumo azur cx peripheral coil

Terumo Interventional Systems, a division of Terumo Medical Corp., announced the nationwide...

Cook Medical Retracta Detachable Embolization Coil Embolization Device

Cook Medical has launched a new fully-retractable .035 inch embolization coil, intended for peripheral arterial and venous embolization. Embolization is a nonsurgical, minimally invasive procedure...

June 21, 2012 — Surefire Medical Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the Surefire high-flow microcatheter, ...

June 18, 2012 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and will immediately launch the Amplatzer Vascular Plug 4 (AVP 4) for use in...

April 17, 2012 - Approximately 6 million Americans have brain aneurysms, a condition that occurs when a weak or thin spot develops on a blood vessel in the brain causing it to balloon. Often,...

April 12, 2012 – Terumo Interventional Systems recently announced the nationwide availability of the Azur D35 Framing Coil, the first truly detachable coil that precisely frames the targeted area...

January 17, 2012 – Nonstop nosebleeds can be serious and frightening, often sending people to the emergency room, where their noses are packed with gauze. When that doesn’t work, nosebleeds can be...

November 23, 2011 – Many specialists question whether a permanent inferior vena cava (IVC) filter can be developed where it does not have to be retrieved from the patient.

July 12, 2011 – The Interlock-35 Fibered IDC Occlusion System has been launched in the United States and Europe. Earlier this year, the system, manufactured by Boston Scientific, received clearance...
June 23, 2011 — A new study published in the June edition of the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery highlights that a more uniform distribution of endovascular coils may help in the treatment of...

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...

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...

December 17, 2010 – The first truly detachable hydrogel polymer embolic device is now available nationwide. The AZUR Peripheral HydroCoil 35 platinum coil embolization system, from Terumo...

October 4, 2010 - Johnson and Johnson has completed the acquisition of Micrus Endovascular, a developer and manufacturer of minimally invasive devices for hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. The...

February 5, 2010 – Enrollment is complete for the trial of a polymer-based gel that rapidly transitions to a solid at body temperature, forming a plug that can temporarily occlude blood vessels...

July 17, 2009 – AGA Medical Corp. received European CE mark approval for its AMPLATZER vascular plug, AVP 4, which is indicated for arterial and venous embolizations in the peripheral vasculature...