Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is caused by the formation of venous blood clots in the arms and legs. This page includes information on technologies to treat DVT  using catheter based interventions and thrombolysis. 

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January 10, 2022 – Akura Medical Inc., a Shifamed portfolio company, announced the closing of its $25 million Series A1 ...

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June 21, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boehringer Ingelheim's dabigatran etexilate ...

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Behnood Bikdeli M.D., a cardiologist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, offers an ...

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Severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) can potentiate all 3 sides of Virchow’s Triad of coagulopathy, including endothelial dysfunction, blood flow stasis, and hypercoagulability. Angiotensin-converting enzyme-2 (ACE-2)–dependent viral entry and the virus-induced inflammatory response can lead to endothelial dysfunction. Clotting Prevention in COVID-19 Patients, Thrombosis Prevention in COVID-19 Patients, Preventing blood clots in COVID-19 patients
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A comprehensive review or more than 80 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) investigating how to best manage optimal ...

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January 8, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the Inari Medical Inc ...

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Thrombus formation in the aortic arch in a 46-year-old COVID patients in the ICU. Three trials are underway to find which anticoagulant strategy is best to treat moderate and critically ill patients where COVID-causes venous thrombo-embolism (VTE) is a major cause of complications. Image courtesy of Margarita Revzin et al.
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December 23, 2020 — Three clinical trial platforms working together to test the effects of full doses of anticoagulants ...

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October 26, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Medtronic Abre venous self-expanding ...

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September 11, 2020 — The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched two of three adaptive clinical trials ...

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Bilateral pulmonary embolisms seen on spectral CT. Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers.
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May 4, 2020 — A committee comprised of vascular surgeons, medical physicians and technologists from the University of ...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two applications for the first generics of the anticoagulant Eliquis (apixaban).
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December 27, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two applications for the first generics of ...

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November 7, 2019 — The ClotTriever Outcomes (CLOUT) Registry is evaluating real-world patient outcomes following ...

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May 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week approved Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection, for ...

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Technology | Venous Therapies

May 6, 2019 — The U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Boston Scientific Vici Venous Stent System for ...

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February 12, 2019 — A study presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology ...

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An assortment of Boston Scientific AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy catheters. These devices use high-velocity saline jets to entrain thrombus, resulting in microfragmentation and removal. Thrombectomy is also referred to as embolectomy.
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Catheter-based blood clot removal a decade ago was a standard of care for acute coronary revascularization, but declined ...

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