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.

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...

Videos | Cath Lab | March 25, 2015

Hear the latest trends and news on interventional cardiology from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2015...

Biotronik, Passeo-18 Lux, DCB, BIOLUX P-I, trial, drug eluting, balloon catheter
News | March 04, 2015

March 4, 2015 — Biotronik announced that results of its BIOLUX P-I...

Feature | March 02, 2015

March 2, 2015 — Cardinal Health announced plans to acquire Johnson & Johnson’s Cordis business, a leading global...

In.PACT Admiral, PAD, Medicare, pass-through payment, Medtronic, balloon cath
News | February 23, 2015

February 23, 2015 — Medtronic announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved...

Bard, Lutonix, drug coated balloon, DCB, CMS, pass-through payment, outpatient
News | February 23, 2015

February 23, 2015 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has...

Lutonix, drug eluting balloon, drug coated balloon

The Bard Lutonix drug-eluting balloon was the first DEB to gain FDA approval in October 2014. Illustration by Mike Austin. Copyright 2015. All Rights Reserved.

Feature | February 19, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Drug-eluting balloons (DEBs), also referred to as drug-coated balloons (DCBs), have been one of the long-awaited new...

Boston Scientific, Bard, Lutonix, DCB, drug coated balloon, distribute
News | February 13, 2015

February 13, 2015 — Boston Scientific and C. R. Bard announced a deal where Boston Scientific will distribute the...

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