Catheters

Straight Tip Guidewires Will Continue to Lead Global Guidewire Market Demand
News | Guidewires | April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019 — According to a new research study, straight tip guidewires, with a current share of more than a third...
Navitian Coronary Microcatheter Receives CE Mark Approval
News | Catheters | February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019 — Navitian, the new coronary microcatheter from iVascular, recently received CE mark approval. The...
Edwards Lifesciences Recalls Swan-Ganz hemodynamic catheters.
Feature | Cath Lab | February 06, 2019
Edwards Lifesciences is recalling its 131F7, 131F7J, 131F7P, 131VF7P, 151F7 Swan-Ganz Thermodilution Catheters...
First U.S. Patients Treated With OrbusNeich Teleport Microcatheter
News | Catheters | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. announced that the first patients in the United States were treated...
FDA Clears XableCath Crossing Catheters
Technology | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 — XableCath Inc., announced that its XableCath blunt and abrasion tip catheters were cleared by the U....
Merit Medical Acquires Assets of Vascular Insights LLC
News | Catheters | December 18, 2018
December 18, 2018 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of...
iDissection Classification Study to Evaluate Dissection Rate of Flex Dynamic Scoring Catheter
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | November 09, 2018
November 9, 2018 — VentureMed Group Inc. announced the initiation of a new study to determine if the Flex Dynamic...
FDA Issues Draft Guidances for Premarket Testing and Labeling for Guidewires, Intravascular Catheters and Delivery Systems
News | Guidewires | June 14, 2018
June 14, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following two draft guidance documents:...
Guerbet Launches Pair of Microcatheters for Interventional Radiology Procedures
Technology | Interventional Radiology | May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018 — Guerbet LLC USA announced the upcoming launch of SeQure and DraKon, two novel microcatheters for tumor...
Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot. Catheter directed thrombolysis of deep vein thrombosis.

Illustration of the EkoSonic catheter aiding drug-dispersion in a DVT clot.

Feature | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | February 16, 2018 | Sanjay Pandya, M.D.
There are few downsides to using tibial venous access to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) with catheter-directed...
Guerbet Announces Acquisition of Accurate Medical Therapeutics
News | Interventional Radiology | January 08, 2018
January 8, 2018 —Guerbet announced that it has entered into an agreement under which it will acquire Israeli company...
FDA Initiates Class I Recall of Sterilmed Reprocessed Agilis Steerable Introducer Sheath
News | Cath Lab | January 04, 2018
January 4, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a Class I recall of Sterilmed’s Agilis...
Catheter reprocessing can reduce costs in the cath and EP lab.
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | December 19, 2017 | Lars Thording
As payers and other healthcare entities look to better manage costs, especially in the acute care setting, it is...
Study Examines Use of CrossBoss Catheter for Chronic Total Occlusion PCI
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | November 02, 2017
November 2, 2017 — Crossing the occlusion with a guidewire is often the most challenging part of chronic total...
BTG Acquires Roxwood Medical
News | Cardiovascular Business | October 05, 2017
October 5, 2017 — BTG plc announced it has acquired Roxwood Medical, provider of advanced cardiovascular specialty...