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.

NuCryo Vascular, Next Generation Cryoplasty Inflation Device, PolarCath Balloon Dilatation System

PolarCath Balloon Dilatation System image courtesy of NuCryo Vascular

Technology | Balloon Catheter | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 — NuCryo Vascular LLC announced the launch of the Next Generation Cryoplasty Inflation device. The...

PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute, TOBA II study, first patient, Tack Endovascular System, PAD
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania into the TOBA II...

Intact Vascular, Tack Endovascular System

The Intact Vascular Tack Endovascular System is designed to spot stent dissections with a short, self-expanding 6 mm long stent that can expand to vessel diameters between 2.5-6 mm, so exact sizing is not needed.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | February 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States are affected by...

TOBA-BTK study, six-month results, LINC 2016, Tack Endovascular System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that positive six-month results from its Tack Optimized Balloon...

Medtronic, CE Mark, IN.PACT Admiral DEB, arteriovenous AV access, hemodialysis, end-stage renal disease patients
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | January 18, 2016

January 18, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that the IN.PACT Admiral ...

NuCryo Vascular, FDA clearance, next-gen, PolarCath System, cryoplasty inflation device
Technology | Balloon Catheter | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — NuCryo Vascular LLC announced that they have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510...

Feature | Cath Lab | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week that hydrophilic and/or...

Videos | Balloon Catheter | October 30, 2015

Todd Brinton, M.D., clinical associate professor and consulting associate professor of bioengineering at Stanford...

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

Image courtesy of Medtronic

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

Image courtesy of Medtronic

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

Image courtesy of C.R. Bard

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

Image courtesy of Intact Vascular
 

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...

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