Balloon Catheter

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for angioplasty balloon catheters (PTA). In addition to POBA, this section includes news about valvuloplasty balloons and specialty cutting balloon.

FDA Approves 200, 250 Millimeter In.Pact Admiral Drug Coated Balloons
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018 — Medtronic plc has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for 200mm and 250mm...

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018 – M.A. MedAlliance SA has raised $37 million to help develop and commercialize the first sirolimus...

The Medtronic In.Pact Admiral Paclitaxel-coated (DCB) Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty Balloon Catheter is now indicated for lesions up to 360 mm in length.
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | May 03, 2018

May 3, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for the Medtronic In.Pact ...

Serial coronary angiograms of the representative case treated with shockwave intravascular lithotripsy.

Figure 1. Serial coronary angiograms of the representative case treated with shockwave intravascular lithotripsy.

Feature | Cath Lab | April 16, 2018 | Azeem Latib, M.D.

Over the last decade, there have been considerable developments in procedural techniques and technology facilitating...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. and OrbusNeich Announce FDA Clearance  of Sapphire II Pro 1mm Coronary Balloon
Technology | Balloon Catheter | March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

In.Pact Admiral Balloon Demonstrates Consistent, Durable Outcomes in LINC 2018 Studies
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | February 07, 2018

February 7, 2018 — Medtronic plc recently added to its body of clinical evidence supporting the In.Pact Admiral...

Cardiovascular Systems Expands Product Portfolio for Peripheral and Coronary Interventions
News | Balloon Catheter | January 24, 2018

January 24, 2018 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. recently announced two new partnerships broadening the company’s...

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | December 29, 2017

December 29, 2017 — iVascular announced the release of the new Oceanus 14 Pro percutaneous transluminal angioplasty...

The B. Braun Sequent Please drug-eluting balloon.

An illustration of the Sequent Please drug-coated balloon.

Feature | Drug-Eluting Balloons | November 02, 2017

November 2, 2017 — The treatment of in-stent restenosis (ISR) remains challenging in clinical practice. The DARE (...

Spectranetics Initiates Class I Recall for Bridge Occlusion Balloon Catheter
News | EP Lab | September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 — Spectranetics is recalling its Bridge Occlusion...

Two-Year ILLUMENATE Trial Data Demonstrate Efficacy of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Philips announced the two-year results from the ILLUMENATE European randomized clinical trial (...

Philips Showcases Integrated Vascular Solutions at VIVA 2017
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Philips announced its presence at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA 17) Annual...

Medtronic Announces Japanese Regulatory Approval for In.Pact Admiral Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced that the In.Pact Admiral...

Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon Earns Additional FDA Premarket Approval
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 — C.R. Bard Inc. announced the Lutonix 035...

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Surmodics Inc. announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food...

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