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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News | December 18, 2013
December 18, 2013 — Ultrasound-stimulated microbubbles have been showing promise in recent years as a noninvasive...
Aspire Thrombectomy Device Aspiration Medical
Technology | July 30, 2013
July 30, 2013 — Nick Cavros, interventional cardiologist with Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) at Lafayette...
Feature | July 22, 2013
July 22, 2013 — A new report issued by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and developed in collaboration with 10...
Bayer AngioJet DVT

The Bayer Healthcare AngioJet system uses jets on the side of the catheter to help break up thrombus and infuse thrombolytic agents.

Feature | February 04, 2013 | Dave Fornell
Catheter-based thrombectomy systems are increasingly being used to remove blood clots from vessels inside the body,...
News | January 23, 2013
January 23, 2013 – Bathing dangerous blood clots in special medication, breaking them up with jets of saline and...
Technology | November 19, 2012
November 19, 2012 — Stryker announced the global commercial launch of the new Trevo ProVue Retriever. The Trevo ProVue...
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Technology | November 07, 2012
November 7, 2012 — Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved...
News | April 02, 2012
April 2, 2012 — Interventional radiology treatments re-establish blood flow in people with chronic deep vein thrombosis...
News | January 23, 2012
January 23, 2012 — Pregnant women who develop dangerous blood clots in the leg often forgo the most effective treatment...
News | November 14, 2011
November 14, 2011 – Boston Scientific welcomed positive outcomes from the COBRA clinical trial, which evaluated post-...
News | May 03, 2011
May 3, 2011 – Being tall and obese may increase your risk for potentially dangerous blood clots, according to new...
News | April 04, 2011
April 4, 2011 – Doctors are encouraged to consider therapies in addition to blood thinners to treat certain patients...
Technology | March 25, 2011
March 25, 2011 – A new, next-generation aspiration catheter has been introduced in the United States. The Fetch 2...
News | March 07, 2011
March 7, 2011 – Each year between 100,000 and 180,000 Americans die as the result of pulmonary embolism, a complication...
News | February 07, 2011
February 7, 2011 – There is a tremendous unmet need for new medical technologies to treat potentially dangerous...