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Cardinal Health announced that its MynxGrip Vascular Closure Device recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use to close femoral veins. The MynxGrip device is now...

September 3, 2014 — Jobst Vascular Institute is conducting pioneering research that looks at using stents to treat blocked veins. The Cook Medical VIVO clinical research study aims to determine...

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. 

 Polidocanol injectable foam Varithena Varicose Veins

Polidocanol injectable foam (Varithena), the only U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved foam for the treatment of incompetent great saphenous veins (GSV), accessory saphenous veins and...

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...

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. 

Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but...

A large-scale analysis assessing the real-world risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in chemotherapy patients...

Veniti Vici Venous Stent System Venous Therapies Clinical Study CE Mark

Patients in the European Union (EU) received the first Veniti Vici Venous Stent System implants to treat symptomatic...

Argon Medical OptionElite retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter guidewire

Argon Medical Devices Inc. received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin marketing the OptionElite retrievable inferior ...

duke manmade vein graft venous therapies cardiovascular surgery

An investigational, manmade blood vessel used in vascular grafts for kidney dialysis patients may potentially...

cardiovascular ultrasound systems thrombectomy bubbles thrombosis

Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a non-invasive method of...

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...

July 22, 2013 — A new report issued by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and developed in collaboration with 10 other professional societies provides detailed criteria to help clinicians...

Angiotech Vena Cava Filter

One venous puncture, rather than two, is a safe and effective approach to intravascular ultrasound-guided inferior vena cava filter placement in critically-ill patients according to a new study...

Zilver Vena

Cook Medical has launched the VIVO clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent in the treatment of...

Continuing its commitment to provide best-in-class medical devices for the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE), Argon Medical Devices Inc. launched the OptionELITE Retrievable ...

The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), an international organization of doctors, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving public health through minimally invasive...

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. ...