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. 

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...
NOACs, novel oral anticoagulants, VTE treatment, venous thromboembolism, GlobalData
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016 — The use of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) will see a substantial rise after an initially sluggish...
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 help...
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 Thromboembolic...
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...
Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Starter Pack, FDA, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolis
Technology | March 04, 2015
March 4, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Xarelto Starter Pack for deep vein...
Covidien, Trellis peripheral infusion system, FDA recall, balloon inflation port
News | February 12, 2015
February 12, 2015 — A manufacturing error caused the balloon inflation ports to be mislabeled on Covidien’s Trellis 6...
Technology | July 30, 2014
July 30, 2014 — Covidien announced the commercial launch of its next-generation Trellis peripheral infusion system. The...
News | July 15, 2014
 July 15, 2014 — Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans,...
CleanerXT Argon Medical Devices Inc. Thrombectomy Devices Deep Vein Thrombosis
Technology | May 08, 2014
May 8, 2014 — Argon Medical Devices Inc. began marketing the CelanerXT rotational thrombectomy system as a new addition...
Society of Interventional Radiology SIR Deep Vein Thrombosis DVT PTS Venous
Feature | March 07, 2014
March 7, 2014 — Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-...
News | February 03, 2014
February 3, 2014 — A large-scale analysis assessing the real-world risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in chemotherapy...