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.

Boston Scientific, Apex, balloon catheter

Boston Scientific's Apex PTCA dilatation balloon catheter.

Feature | May 30, 2013 | Kamran Zamanian, Ph.D., and Jefferson Harding, B.Sc., MA

Interventional cardiology treats cardiovascular disease, an illness currently afflicting one in every three...

 V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter InterValve
Technology | May 01, 2013

May 1, 2013 — InterValve Inc. announced that it has received 510(k) clearance to market the new V8 Aortic...

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Abbott's Mini-Trek balloon dilatation catheter.

Feature | February 22, 2013 | Dave Fornell

February 22, 2013 — Physicians have new tools for treating coronary chronic total occlusions (CTOs) after Abbott...

News | February 11, 2013

February 11, 2013 — Vascular Nanotransfer Technologies (VNT) says it has developed the industry’s most versatile...

Top stories of 2012 in cardiology
Feature | January 29, 2013 | Dave Fornell

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click...

AngioSculpt 10 mm Balloon Catheter PAD treatment
Technology | January 28, 2013

January 28, 2013 — AngioScore Inc. announced the launch of its new 100 mm length AngioSculpt PTA Scoring...

C-section Hysterectomy Clinical trial Interventional Radiology Balloon Catheter
Feature | January 22, 2013

January 22, 2013 — Using tiny balloons to temporarily block blood flow to the uterus during a high-risk Caesarean-...

News | December 26, 2012

December 26, 2012 — Covidien announced a definitive agreement to acquire CV Ingenuity. The companies expect to...

Primus Drug-Eluting Balloon Balloon Catheters Peripheral Artery Disease devices
News | November 01, 2012

November 1, 2012 — It looks as though drug-...

AngioDynamics Vortex Medical Inc.Thrombectomy devices
News | October 17, 2012

October 17, 2012 — AngioDynamics entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the outstanding capital stock of...

Technology | September 28, 2012

September 28, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

News | September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 — Following the success of Biotronik’s Pulsar-18 0.018-inch, 4 French platform...

Primus Drug-Eluting Balloon
News | September 21, 2012

September 21, 2012 — Cardionovum GmbH announced that the results of a preclinical study and a first-in-man clinical...

Technology | September 13, 2012

Austin Medical Design's Cath Cube is a single-use product for management of guidewires and catheters (balloons and...

News | July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced that its Lutonix technology center has completed patient enrollment into...

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