Guidewires

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for guide wires used in interventional cardiology and interventional radiology. Guidewires are used to navigate vessels to target lesions so larger, less maneuverable treatment devices can be pushed over the wire to rapidly reach the lesion.

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June 17, 2022 — A multidisciplinary team of robotics and electronic systems engineers working with cardiologists and ...

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September 20, 2021 — The American Heart Association (AHA) announced Sept. 16 it decided to convert from a planned in ...

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August 18, 2020 — Philips Healthcare introduced its new OmniWire, the world’s first solid core fractional flow reserve ...

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February 19, 2020 — Connectiv, a division of The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), has announced the ...

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October 21, 2019 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. recently announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket ...

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October 11, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued two final guidances for the performance testing ...

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The most popular cardiac technology news in August 2019 was the FDA clearance for a new indication for both the Edwards Sapien 3 and Medtronic CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) devices for low-risk patients. This puts the technology on equal footing with the previous standard-of-care of open heart surgery, representing a paradigm shift in cardiology.
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September 3, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) ...

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There are always a lot of guidewires used in CTO cases, but they all look the same so it can be confusing as to which is which as they are exchanged out and are all set on the same table. John Messenger, M.D., at the University of Colorado, likes to write the name of each wire on a towl and put the towel on top to keep them straight for himself and staff in the room.
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Guidewire engineering has become more advanced over the past decade as interventional cardiologists have advanced their ...

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May 21, 2019 – Medtronic plc announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch of ...

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April 18, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a draft guidance titled, “Technical Considerations for ...

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April 10, 2019 — According to a new research study, straight tip guidewires, with a current share of more than a third ...

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In 2009, the GuideLiner Catheter revolutionized the concept of guide extension, creating new possibilities in ...

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June 14, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following two draft guidance documents:


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January 24, 2018 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. recently announced two new partnerships broadening the company’s product ...

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