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.

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News | December 19, 2014

December 19, 2014 — Cardionovum GmbH announced that it has initiated a 150-patient clinical study of its novel...

Balloon catheter, interventional radiology, FDA clearance, kidney disease

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Technology | December 04, 2014

December 4, 2014 — Covidien announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its...

News | November 14, 2014

Nov. 14, 2014 — Covidien releases 12-month results of the DEFINITIVE AR...

News | November 13, 2014

Nov. 13, 2014 — Optimizing the treatment of coronary artery disease with a new foundation for future stent...

TriReme, PTA Chocolate Balloon, valvuloplasty, heart valve repair
News | November 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 — Catalist-listed QT Vascular Ltd. has acquired a novel technology platform called Java, and all...

Shockwave, lithoplasty, lithotripsy

Before and after images of a heavily calcified peripheral artery disease (PAD) lesion treated with Shockwave's lithoplasty technology.

Feature | November 11, 2014

Nov. 11, 2014 — Shockwave Medical announced positive clinical results from Disrupt PAD trial, a single-arm...

Feature | November 10, 2014

Nov. 10, 2014 — For the treatment of ...

News | November 04, 2014

November 4, 2014 — Shockwave Medical announced that the company will present clinical results from DISRUPT PAD, a...

News | October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014 — Metro Health (Michigan) cardiovascular specialist Jihad Mustapha, M.D., is one of the first...

News | October 29, 2014

October 29, 2014 — Restenosis, the recurrence of narrowing of the arteries after stenting, is a common risk of this...

Medtronic IN.PACT Admiral Drug Coated Balloon Peripheral Artery Disease Treatmen
News | October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 — Presented for the first time at the 2014 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT)...

FDA Clears Lutonix 035 Drug Coated Balloon C.R. Bard Inc.
Technology | October 13, 2014

October 13, 2014 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Lutonix 035...

Feature | September 26, 2014
September 26, 2014 — A new clinical trial comparing the use of everolimus-eluting stents (EES) and drug-eluting...
Technology | September 11, 2014

September 11, 2014 — Medtronic announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and launch of...

Technology | August 12, 2014

August 12, 2014 — Teleflex Inc.’s subsidiary Hotspur Technologies Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

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