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. 

  • This video, provided by Ekos, demonstrates the EkoSonic endovascular System thrombolytic system to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT), chronic deep vein thrombosis (Chronic DVT) and pulmonary...

  • Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) devices are increasingly being used to remove clots from coronary and peripheral vessels. They offer a faster treatment option than using traditional...

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...

Technology | Pharmaceuticals | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals’...

NICE, U.K., edoxaban, Lixiana, VTE, venous thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | August 12, 2015

August 12, 2015 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended a new treatment to...

Aspire, Pablo Uceda, DFW Vascular, deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy
News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — Pablo Uceda, M.D., vascular surgeon with DFW Vascular, Dallas, Texas, was successful in using a new...

VTEC, NYU Langone, venous therapies, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, PE
Feature | March 09, 2015

March 9, 2015 — NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous...

PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

Ultrasound-accelerated, catheter-directed thrombolysis in the treatment of pulmonary embolism aids delivery of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), forcing it deep into the clot and allowing it to act faster.

Feature | March 05, 2015 | Jason T. Salsamendi, M.D., University of Miami Hospital
The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a...
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