News

Merit Medical Systems Inc. settled a dispute regarding the distribution of the SecureLoc Safety Introducer Needle with Bard ...

September 3, 2014 — Teleflex announced a newly published clinical study demonstrating the accuracy of the Arrow VPS G4 vascular positioning system, with placements of peripherally inserted...

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies closed $4.5 million in Series A financing, that will allow the company to obtain CE mark for the Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System. 

Biotronik Fortress Introducer Sheaths 5F 6F Vascular Access

Biotronik has expanded its line of reinforced introducer sheaths. 

AccessClosure Inc. announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied a request by St. Jude Medical Inc. to rehear an appeal on a double patenting ruling concerning its U.S....

March 25, 2013 — W. L. Gore & Associates introduced its Gore DrySeal Sheath with hydrophilic coating in Europe.

November 6, 2012 — A study has found several benefits in using the radial artery in the arm as the entry point for angioplasty or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) compared to the femoral...

November 1, 2012 — Terumo Interventional Systems announced the nationwide availability of its new Pinnacle Precision Access System, a new vascular access system specifically designed for smooth,...

Access site complications, hemostasis management, vascular closure

Percutaneous coronary interventional (PCI) procedures are performed throughout hundreds of US institutions every day. With the increasing frequency of these procedures being performed comes an...

July 11, 2012 — Ultrasonix Medical Corporation has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its SonixGPS technology for vascular access procedures.

June 25, 2012 — Clinical investigators are for the first time examining the retrograde tibiopedal interventional approach, an endovascular technique that has the potential to reduce the rate of...

June 15, 2012 — Cardiosolutions Inc. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Dexterity Steerable Introducer, a next-generation...

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...

May 1, 2012 — Theragenics Corp. announced that Galt Medical, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Theragenics, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market its Galt VTI...

April 20, 2012 — VasoStitch will be featuring its technology at EuroPCR, Europe’s largest interventional cardiology scientific meeting, May 17, in Paris.

November 23, 2011 – Medical technology incubator Therix Medical announced the launch of spin-off Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, the flagship product of which is the Surfacer Inside-Out Access...