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. 

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection was cleared by the FDA for use in pediatric patients. It was initially approved by the FDA in 1994 for adults and is a type of heparin.

Fragmin (dalteparin sodium) injection is now cleared by the FDA for use in pediatric patients. It was initially approved by the FDA in 1994 for adults and is a type of heparin.

Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 17, 2019

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

Illustration showing the self-expanding deployment of the Boston Scientific Vici venous stent in the iliofemoral vein.

Illustration showing the self-expanding deployment of the Vici stent in the iliofemoral vein. 

Technology | Venous Therapies | May 06, 2019

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

JETi Thrombectomy System Safe and Effective for Deep Vein Thrombosis
News | Thrombectomy Devices | February 12, 2019

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

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.

An assortment of Boston Scientific AngioJet rheolytic thrombectomy catheters. These devices use high-velocity saline jets to entrain thrombus, resulting in microfragmentation and removal.

Feature | Thrombectomy Devices | January 22, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Catheter-based blood clot removal a decade ago was a standard of care for acute coronary revascularization, but...

First Commercial Ekos Control Unit 4.0 Products Shipped to Europe
News | Thrombectomy Devices | November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018 — BTG plc announced the first Ekos CU 4.0 units have been shipped from BTG’s facility in Bothell,...

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...

Medtronic Launches IDE Study of Abre Venous Self-Expanding Stent
News | Venous Therapies | January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 – Medtronic plc announced the initiation of its investigational device exemption (IDE) study for...

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

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

Videos | Venous Therapies | June 27, 2017

This video, provided by Ekos, demonstrates the EkoSonic endovascular System thrombolytic system to treat deep vein...

Technology | Pulmonary Embolism | March 01, 2017

March 1, 2017 — BTG plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance has been granted to the...

global thrombectomy devices market, Allied Market Research report, 2022
News | Thrombectomy Devices | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — A new report published by Allied Market Research forecasts that the global...

News | Analytics Software | October 31, 2016

October 31, 2016 — In an effort to improve patient care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Information...

Technology | Stents Peripheral | April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016 — Veniti Inc. announced the first successful treatment with the Vici Verto Venous Stent System of a...

Pulmonary embolism, toshiba

A pulmonary embolism visualized on a CTA scan using SureSubtraction software on a Toshiba Aquilion One Vision CT scanner. 

Feature | Pulmonary Embolism | March 28, 2016 | Alain T. Drooz, M.D., FSVM, and David J. Spinosa, M.D.

Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) can pose a major treatment quandary for clinicians. While massive (high-risk) PE is...

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