Atherectomy Devices

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for atherectomy systems used in peripheral or coronary arteries to debulk lesions and vessel preparation prior to angioiplasty or stenting.

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November 10, 2021 — Philips Healthcare announced North American availability of new innovations in its portfolio of ...

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A comparison showing angiography and optical coherence tomography (OCT) views of an undilated mid right coronary artery calcified lesion, post dilation with the Shockwave intravascular lithotripsy system, and the final result after stenting. The technology allows calcified lesions to be broken up without the need for vessel trauma caused by high pressure balloons or atherectomy. 
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February 17, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Shockwave Medical's Intravascular ...

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News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

September 14, 2020 — Avinger received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its ...

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News | Atherectomy Devices

July 20, 2020 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) recently completed the acquisition of Straub Medical AG, a privately ...

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February 13, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its final guidance on "Peripheral Vascular ...

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November 7, 2019 — The REVEAL FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) trial confirmed a favorable safety and ...

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News | Atherectomy Devices

November 7, 2019 — There was no difference between drug-coated balloons (DCB) vs. plain old balloon angioplasty (POBA) ...

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Technology | Guidewires

October 21, 2019 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket ...

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Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit gets a lot of referrals for very sick patients seeking a last resort treatment in its ...

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Technology | Atherectomy Devices

September 13, 2019 — Rex Medical L.P. has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ...

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News | Embolic Protection Devices

August 6, 2019 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) has acquired the Wirion Embolic Protection System and related assets ...

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Angiography shows a stenotic lesion in the mid right coronary artery, undilatable by standard high-pressure balloon angioplasty (inset, arrowheads). (B) Optical coherence tomography (OCT) cross-sectional (top) and longitudinal (bottom) images acquired before IVL and coregistered to the OCT lens (arrow in A) demonstrate severe near-circumferential calcification in the area of the stenosis. (C) Angiography demonstrates improvement in the area of stenosis after IVL lithoplasty.
Feature | Cath Lab | Dean Kereiakes, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, and Jonathan Hill, M.D., DISRUPT CAD III Co-Principal Investigators

Over the last 40 years, despite multiple advancements in percutaneous coronary interventions, calcified lesions remain a ...

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News | Atherectomy Devices

July 18, 2018 — Avinger Inc. announced in June that several physicians have successfully treated over 40 patients for pe ...

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Technology | Atherectomy Devices

May 24, 2018 — Avinger Inc. announced that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug ...

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News | Ablation Systems

April 4, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the acquisition of Securus Medical Group Inc., a privately-held ...

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