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.

The Medtronic's TurboHawk atherectomy system. Covidien, Medtronic, TurboHawk, Atherectomy system

The Medtronic TurboHawk atherectomy system. 

Feature | Atherectomy Devices | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Due to poor outcomes from percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) ballooning of vessels alone, or of stenting in...
Cardiovascular Systems Inc., LIBERTY 360 study, Amputation Prevention Symposium, PAD, peripheral artery disease, atherectomy
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) released procedural and 30-day results from its LIBERTY 360° study...
CSI, Cardiovascular Systems Inc, Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System, OAS, ORBIT II study, three-year results, SCAI 2016
News | Atherectomy Devices | May 06, 2016
May 6, 2016 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. shared three-year results from its pivotal ORBIT II study in a featured...
Avinger, Pantheris lumivascular atherectomy system, PAD treatment, peripheral artery disease, FDA clearance
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | March 03, 2016
March 3, 2016 — Avinger Inc. announced the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Intact Vascular, Tack Endovascular System

The Intact Vascular Tack Endovascular System is designed to spot stent dissections with a short, self-expanding 6 mm long stent that can expand to vessel diameters between 2.5-6 mm, so exact sizing is not needed.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | February 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell
It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States are affected by peripheral arterial disease (PAD...
CSI, OPTIMIZE study, peripheral orbital atherectomy system, peripheral artery disease, PAD

Diamondback 360 orbital atherectomy system. Image courtesy of Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

News | Atherectomy Devices | November 03, 2015
November 3, 2015 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced last week that the first two patients have been enrolled...
Comparison Charts
CSI, ViperWire Advance Peripheral Guide Wire with Flex Tip, Stealth, Diamondback

Diamondback 360 Peripheral OAS image courtesy of Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

Technology | Atherectomy Devices | July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
ORBIT II, Diamondback 360, CSI, SCAI 2015, atherectomy
News | May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) featured two-year data from its ORBIT II study of the company’s...
CSI, Diamondback 360, atherectomy, PAD, Stealth 360
Technology | April 24, 2015
April 24, 2015 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
Aspire, Control Medical, thrombectomy, atherectomy devices, cath lab
News | March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015 —George Adams, M.D., an interventional cardiologist with North Carolina Heart and Vascular, successfully...
Boston Scientific, Jetstream, CBSET, atherectomy, PAD
News | February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 — CBSET, a not-for-profit preclinical research institute, announced that its scientists have defined...
peripheral arterial disease, Atherectomy devices, ISET

Image courtesy of Vital Images

News | February 09, 2015
February 9, 2015 — Ensuring that patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) get tested and treated with minimally...
News | November 14, 2014
Nov. 14, 2014 — Covidien releases 12-month results of the DEFINITIVE AR study, the first randomized study designed to...
News | November 06, 2014
Nov. 6, 2014 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. received the CE Mark for its Stealth 360º Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS)....