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 Bayer-Medrad Navitus atherectomy catheter has two cutting surfaces and integrated aspiration.

Feature | July 17, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Atherectomy devices are used in the...

Technology | June 22, 2012

June 22, 2012 — Bayer HealthCare widens its portfolio of interventional solutions by introducing the Jetstream...

News | November 15, 2011

November 15, 2011 — A new clinical trial is testing the efficacy of rotational atherectomy (or rotablation, a...

Technology | October 17, 2011

October 17, 2011 — The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) has become the first cardiac care...

News | September 01, 2011

September 1, 2011 ­– Medrad Inc. has acquired Pathway Medical Technologies Inc. to...

Blog | July 15, 2011

As part of its efforts to expand integration of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image guidance with cath lab...

Technology | May 05, 2011

May 5, 2011 – Volcano Corp. announced a supply agreement with ev3, a Covidien company, under which Volcano will...

News | November 05, 2010

November 5, 2010 – Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) will pay $1 million to settle an employment lawsuit...

News | September 07, 2010

September 7, 2010 – Enrollment started in the Endovascular Atherectomy Safety and Effectiveness (EASE) study to...

Technology | August 04, 2010

August 4, 2010 — A second-generation of the Diamondback Predator 360 peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...

Technology | June 22, 2010

June 22, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted 510(k) clearance for the...

News | June 11, 2010

June 11, 2010 – A multicenter, randomized trial planned in the United States will compare laser ablation...

News | June 02, 2010

June 2, 2010 – Covidien announced yesterday it is purchasing ev3 Inc. for $2.6 billion to expand its percutaneous...

News | May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010 – The first patient was recently enrolled in the ORBIT II investigational device exemption (...

The Spectranetics laser atherectomy system can be used to debulk peripheral vessels without the need for embolic protection.

Feature | May 11, 2010 | Dave Fornell

Atherectomy is a key treatment option in peripheral artery disease (PAD), and several physicians Diagnostic...

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