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.

ISAR-DESIRE 4 trial, TCT 2015, drug-coated balloon, DCB, scoring balloon, SCB, drug-eluting stent restenosis

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Feature | Drug-Eluting Balloons | October 22, 2015

October 22, 2015 — Results from the ISAR-DESIRE 4 trial indicate that use of a scoring balloon plus a...

IN.PACT SFA study, TCT 2015, drug-coated balloons, PTA, SFA disease, superficial femoral artery

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Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | October 18, 2015

October 18, 2015 — Two-year results from the IN.PACT SFA study found the use of a...

Lutonix Global Real-World Registry results, TCT 2015, Lutonix 035 DCB, peripheral arterial disease, PAD

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News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | October 15, 2015

October 15, 2015 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced the presentation of the 12-month results from the Lutonix Global Real-...

News | Cath Lab | October 09, 2015

October 9, 2015 — Cardinal Health is launching its expanded portfolio in the cardiovascular space including the...

Intact Vascular, TOBA II study, Tack Endovascular System

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News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | October 01, 2015

October 1, 2015 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted conditional...

News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015

August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

C.R. Bard, LEVANT 2 results, Lutonix 035 DCB, drug coated balloon, PTA
Feature | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 08, 2015

July 8, 2015 - C.R. Bard Inc. announced the publication of results from the LEVANT 2 study in the June 24, 2015,...

Lutonix DCB, CMS, reimbursement, pass-through payment, outpatient use
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | June 11, 2015

June 11, 2015 - C.R. Bard Inc. announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has improved...

Medtronic, Euphora SC balloon, CE Mark, Europe, Richard Edwards
News | June 05, 2015

June 5, 2015 - Medtronic announced the launch of the Euphora semicompliant...

Shockwave Medical, Lithoplasty, $40 million, funding, Sofinnova, Venrock
Feature | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — Shockwave Medical announced $40 million in funding, co-led by returning investor Sofinnova Partners...

IN.PACT Admiral, Global Study, DEB SFA-LONG, long peripheral lesions, EuroPCR
News | May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 — New clinical data from two different studies...

Medtronic, Euphora, SC, semicompliant balloon dilatation catheter, FDA, U.S.
Technology | May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 — Medtronic plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and U.S. launch of...

Stellarex, Spectranetics, investment, BTK, peripheral artery disease
News | May 06, 2015

May 6, 2015 — The Spectranetics Corporation announced it is accelerating investments in the Stellarex...

Videos | Drug-Eluting Balloons | April 02, 2015

In 2015, the FDA approved the first two drug-coated balloons for the U.S. market to treat peripheral artery disease...

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