The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI).

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI). This image shows how the covered stents used with the system connect to create a new arterial pathway.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 02, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced publication of positive results from the pilot study of the LimFlow Percutaneous...

Left Atrial Pressure Monitor from Vectorious Medical Technologies Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

On of the top stories in July was the introduction of a left atrial pressure monitor from Vectorious Medical Technologies to prevent heart failure patient hospitalizations or readmissions. Read the article"Left Atrial Pressure Monitor Offers New Hope for Heart Failure Patients."

Feature | August 01, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Aug. 1, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular articles and videos on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays FFR readings as an overlay on live angiographic, angiogram images.

Philips released a new version of its iFR system that displays hemodynamic pressure drop points in an overlay on live angiographic images, matching up the iFR readings with corresponding lesions. The system is supposed to speed diagnostic decision making and help guide percutaneous revascularization procedures. 

Feature | FFR Catheters | July 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The gold standard for assessing the hemodynamic significance of coronary lesions to determine if they should be...

Spectranetics Announces FDA Approval of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — The Spectranetics Corp. announced receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

First European Patient Enrolled in Intact Vascular's TOBA II BTK Trial
News | Stents Peripheral | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. recently announced that its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II Below the...

Videos | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 25, 2017

This video case study, provided by Gore Medical, is titled "Tackling Complex Cases in Dialysis Access," by John Ross...

First Patient Treated in U.S. Feasibility Study of LimFlow Critical Limb Ischemia Device
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced enrollment of the first patient in the U.S....

FDA Approves Six-Month Primary Endpoint for Tack Endovascular System in Below the Knee Disease
News | Stents Peripheral | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an...

Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve will be implanted in asymptomatic aortic stenosis patients in the EARLY TAVR Trial
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has randomized the first patient in the...

long-duration dual anti-platelet therapy (L-DAPT) compared to short-duration dual antiplatelet (S-DAPT) after DES stent implantation
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Researchers have evaluated the long-term efficacy and safety of long-duration dual anti-platelet...

FFR-CT, heartflow

An example of an FFR-CT image, showing the FFR values for all coronary vessel segments and the reduction in hemodynamic flow after specific lesions.

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 — The American Medical Association (AMA) has granted a Category III Tracking Code for estimated...

Medtronic's CoreValve Evolut R gained FDA approval for intermediate risk patients

An illustration of the self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R TAVR valve half deployed in the aortic root.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an additional indication to expand the use...

Patient Race, Gender Both Important in Predicting Heart Attack Symptoms in the ER
News | Cath Lab | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that certain symptoms are more and less...

ACCESS PTS Study Demonstrates Efficacy of EKOS Therapy for Post-Thrombotic Syndrome
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis | July 07, 2017

July 7, 2017 — BTG plc recently highlighted the results of the ACCESS PTS trial, presented at the Society for...

Heartflow FFR-CT can noninvasively assess the hemodynamic impact of coronary lesions to avoid the need for an invasive angiogram.

HeartFlow FFR-CT can noninvasively assess the hemodynamic impact of coronary lesions to avoid the need for an invasive angiogram.

Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | July 06, 2017

July 6, 2017 — GE Healthcare and HeartFlow Inc. announced at the annual scientific meeting of the Society of...

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