Embolic Protection Devices

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for embolic protection systems to prevent emboli from flowing down stream (distally) in arteries due to interventional or TAVR procedures. 

News | October 08, 2008

October 9, 2008 - Lumen Biomedical Inc. said today the FDA cleared the LBI Embolectomy System for use in the removal...

Feature | September 03, 2008 | Dave Fornell

The use of embolic protection devices (EPD) during percutaneous cardiac procedures has helped reduce the...

News | September 02, 2008

September 2, 2008 – The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) released new guidelines for how doctors should...

Technology | August 27, 2008

Genesis Medical Interventional Inc. developed the F.A.S.T. Funnel Catheter line of proximal occlusion...

News | August 18, 2008

August 18, 2008 - Atritech Inc. today said it filed its pre-market approval application (PMA) with the FDA...

News | July 29, 2008

July 30, 2008 - The American Venous Forum’s National Venous Screening Program (NVSP), having finished its second...

News | May 19, 2008

May 20, 2008 - Boston Scientific launched its FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System in a new 2.25 – 3.5 mm size,...

Technology | May 19, 2008

Boston Scientific launched its FilterWire EZ Embolic Protection System in a new 2.25 – 3.5 mm size, designed to...

News | April 28, 2008

April 29, 2008 - Medtronic received CE mark approval for the Defender embolic protection filter, a device designed...

Technology | April 28, 2008

Medtronic's Defender embolic protection filter, available in Europe, is a device designed to get rid of...

News | March 30, 2008

March 31, 2008 - A device that catches bits of plaque and blood clot that break loose during percutaneous coronary...

News | October 29, 2007

October 30, 2007 - Cordis Corp. will launch in the U.S. and European its next generation carotid stent...

News | October 28, 2007

October 29, 2007 - Boston Scientific Corp. announced positive three-year results from its CABERNET and BEACH carotid...

News | October 08, 2007

October 9, 2007 - Luna Innovations Inc. has entered into a joint marketing alliance agreement with Terumo...

News | August 02, 2007

August 3, 2007 – Novation, a healthcare contracting and services company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem...

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