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.

Feature | August 19, 2013

August 19, 2013 — Medtronic Inc. announced the submission of its first pre-market approval (PMA) module to the U.S....

Boston Scientific's Apex PTCA dilatation balloon catheter. In 2012, Boston Scientific was the market leader in the PTCA and cutting balloon market, with more than half of the market share.

Feature | July 23, 2013 | Kamran Zamanian, Ph.D., and Jefferson Harding, B.Sc., MA

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) balloon catheters were the first devices used in...

AngioScore AngioSculpt Drug-Coated Scoring Catheter FIH Study
Feature | July 23, 2013

July 23, 2013 — AngioScore Inc. announced the completion of enrollment in the Drug-Coated AngioSculpt Scoring...

News | July 01, 2013

July 1, 2013 — One-year data from an Italian multicenter randomized controlled trial of the In.Pact Falcon...

Technology | June 25, 2013

June 25, 2013 — Cordis Corp. announced the European CE marking and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval...

News | June 20, 2013

June 20, 2013 — Biosensors International Group Ltd. has entered into a licensing agreement with Eurocor GmbH, a...

Lutonix Drug Coated Balloon C. R. Bard Inc. PAD Treatments Clinical Trial
News | June 10, 2013

June 10, 2013 — C. R. Bard Inc. announced the enrollment of the first patient into the Lutonix Below the Knee (BTK...

Technology | June 04, 2013

June 4, 2013 — Covidien recently introduced its RapidCross 0.014-inch Rapid Exchange Percutaneous Transluminal...

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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-...

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