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 | July 26, 2010
July 26, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Lovenox (enoxaparin...

The Ekos catheter combines targeted delivery of lytics and ultrasound waves to help the drug penetrate thrombus.

Feature | July 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) devices are increasingly being used to remove clots from coronary and...
News | January 07, 2010
January 7, 2010 – Doctors with Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) report success in treating acute...
Technology | November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 – Using less lytic drug and offering faster clot dissolution than traditional deep vein thrombosis...
News | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 – According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the pharmacomechanical thrombectomy procedure (PMT)...
News | September 10, 2008
September 11, 2008 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has certified LUMEDX an ACC-NCDR CARE Registry software...
News | September 09, 2008
September, 10, 2008 - Members of the Venous Disease Coalition (VDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General will unite...
News | September 02, 2008
September 2, 2008 – The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) released new guidelines for how doctors should handle an...
Technology | August 25, 2008
Atrium Medical Corp.’s ClearWay RX is a therapeutic perfusion catheter indicated for localized delivery of...
News | July 28, 2008
July 29, 2008 - The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) recently published new evidence-based clinical...
Technology | July 23, 2008
EKOS Corp. offers the EkoSonic Endovascular System (EkoSonic). The design includes an advanced control unit with an...
News | June 25, 2008
June 26, 2008 - New evidence-based guidelines address the prevention and management of thrombosis in key patient...
News | May 18, 2008
May 19, 2008 - Recognizing patient safety remains a major hurdle in the U.S., the National Quality Forum (NQF) last...
News | May 05, 2008
May 6, 2008 - Vascular Insights received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its ClariVein infusion catheter for...
News | January 28, 2008
January 29, 2008 � A novel treatment for blood clots in the legs, in which injecting or �lacing� the clot with a...