Balloon Catheter

News | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 – Med Alliance announced completion on schedule of patient enrollment in the first-in-man (FIM) study...

Abbott recalls its NC Balloon catheters
News | Balloon Catheter | May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 — Abbott Vascular has initiated a voluntary recall of specific lots of three catheters due to 19...

Videos | EP Lab | May 17, 2017

This video, provided by Spectranetics, demonstrates how to deploy the Bridge Occlusion Balloon used to seal...

Contego Medical Receives CE Mark for Vanguard IEP Peripheral Balloon Angioplasty System
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 — Contego Medical LLC announced recently that it has received CE Marking of its Vanguard IEP Peripheral...

Twelve-Month Data Positive for Ranger Paclitaxel-Coated Balloon Catheter
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | April 26, 2017

April 26, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced results from the RANGER SFA trial for the Ranger Paclitaxel-Coated PTA...

Medtronic, IN.PACT Admiral DCB, drug-coated balloon, below-the-knee, European BTK IN.PACT clinical study, peripheral artery disease, PAD, launch
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | March 09, 2017

March 9, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced the launch of the IN.PACT BTK study to evaluate the effectiveness of a...

Medtronic, IDE approval, IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, end-stage renal disease
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | February 08, 2017

February 8, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food...

Spectranetics, Stellarex 0.014-inch DCB, CE Mark
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | December 06, 2016

December 6, 2016 — The Spectranetics Corp. announced in late November that its Stellarex 0.014-inch...

Videos | Balloon Catheter | November 16, 2016

A discussion with Todd Brinton, M.D., about the newly FDA-cleared Shockwave Medical Lithoplasty System, at the...

Bard, Lutonix 014 DCB, drug-coated balloon, six-month endpoint, FDA IDE trial
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 26, 2016

September 26, 2016 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an...

Medtronic, In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon, trial data, VIVA
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 — New data presented at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) conference demonstrated the...

Medtronic, IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, FDA approval, in-stent restenosis, ISR
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the IN.PACT...

lithoplasty, lithotripsy for arteries

The Shockwave Medical Lithoplasty system combines a balloon catheter with tiny lithotripsy electrodes that emit pulses to crack and break up calcium in peripheral arteries.

Technology | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for Shockwave Medical’...

Videos | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | September 16, 2016

This video, provided by Shockwave Medical, demonstrates the Lithoplasty System. It uses ultrasonic waves to...

VIVA 2016, late breaking trials, cath lab
Feature | Cath Lab | September 14, 2016

Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2016 released its list late-breaking research presentations in vascular...

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