Catheter

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about catheters. Catheters are thin tubes interted into the body to remove fluid, treat diseases or perform surgical procedures.

Feature | Cath Lab | By Aaron Detate and Lars Thording

In the electrophysiology (EP) lab, hundreds of thousands of used devices are sent to reprocessors every year to get ...

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News | EP Lab

July 30, 2021 – Innovative Health Inc. announced several new initiatives to increase savings from single-use device ...

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News | Vascular Access

June 8, 2020 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) launched the Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath, designed to perform ...

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April 7, 2020 — Boston Scientific Corp. is recalling its Imager II 5 French angiographic catheters, because there is a ...

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Blog | Cardiovascular Business
With all eyes on rising healthcare costs, reprocessing of single-use devices has become an increasingly important ...
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News | Cath Lab

December 18, 2019 — Cook Medical initiated a recall of its CrossCath Support Catheters in November, which the U.S. Food ...

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News | EP Lab

October 31, 2019 — Baylis Medical announced the first North American use of its EPstar Fixed Electrophysiology Catheters ...

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October 9, 2019 — Medtronic is recalling the 6 French Sherpa NX Active Guide Catheter due to a risk of the outer ...

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Edwards Lifesciences Recalls Swan-Ganz hemodynamic catheters.
Feature | Cath Lab

Edwards Lifesciences is recalling its 131F7, 131F7J, 131F7P, 131VF7P, 151F7 Swan-Ganz Thermodilution Catheters ...

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Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot. Catheter directed thrombolysis of deep vein thrombosis.
Feature | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | Sanjay Pandya, M.D.

There are few downsides to using tibial venous access to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) with catheter-directed ...

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Catheter reprocessing can reduce costs in the cath and EP lab.
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | Lars Thording

As payers and other healthcare entities look to better manage costs, especially in the acute care setting, it is ...

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June 22, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has identified Vascular Solutions’ recent recall of its ...

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Videos | Guidewires

A discussion with guidewire expert Dimitri Karmpaliotis, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, about the basics of interventional guidewire ...

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Terumo Finecross guidewire illustrates some of the basics of guide wire technology
Feature | Guidewires | Dave Fornell

While guidewires are a key tool used by all interventionalists in the cath lab, most operators do not have a deep ...

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Technology | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

October 12, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced recently that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the ...

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