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.

Contego Medical Receives CE Mark for Vanguard IEP Peripheral Balloon Angioplasty System
News | Peripheral Artery 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 Artery 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 Artery 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 Artery 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...

Medtronic, In.Pact Admiral drug coated balloon, DCB, FDA approval, 150 mm length
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016 — Medtronic plc has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the IN.PACT Admiral...

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | June 03, 2016

June 3, 2016 — Cardionovum GmbH recently announced the completion of enrollment of the RAPID trial. Results will be...

TOBA-BTK study, twelve-month results, SCAI 2016, Tack Endovascular System, critical limb ischemia
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | May 05, 2016

May 5, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that positive twelve-month results from its Tack Optimized Balloon...

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