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.

Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

Transcatheter mitral valve technology was among the most popular content on the DAIC website in 2015. Pictured is the Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve, which is currently in clinical trials.

Feature | March 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2015, based on website analytics. The list...

Intact Vascular, Tack Endovascular System

The Intact Vascular Tack Endovascular System is designed to spot stent dissections with a short, self-expanding 6 mm long stent that can expand to vessel diameters between 2.5-6 mm, so exact sizing is not needed.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | February 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States are affected by...

Technology | Guidewires | February 19, 2016

February 19, 2016 — Nipro North America announced the launch of the AquaLiner II second-generation 0.035-inch,...

Feature | Cath Lab | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week that hydrophilic and/or...

absorb, bioresorbable stents

Content that included bioresorbable stents were among some of the most popular stories in 2014. An image of Abbott's Absorb bioresorbable scaffold.

Feature | December 30, 2014 | Dave Fornell
DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is...
News | March 04, 2014

March 4, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent out a Class 1 recall notice regarding various...

Pressure Products SafeSept Needle Free Transseptal Guidewire EP Cath Lab
Technology | January 28, 2014
January 28, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pressure Products Inc.’s SafeSept Needle Free...
Radius Medical Prodigy Support Catheter Guidewire Cath Lab Elastomeric Balloon
Technology | January 24, 2014

January 24, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Radius Medical LLC’s Prodigy Support Catheter...

cath lab guidewires heart valve repair medivalve acwire guidewire
Technology | January 14, 2014
January 14, 2014 — MediValve Ltd. announced that it has received clearance of a Pre-Marketing Notification Application...
ACC, iPad cardiology apps
Feature | January 03, 2014 | Dave Fornell
DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2013, based on website analytics. The list is...
News | November 18, 2013
November 18, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the Medtronic’s recently initiated...
Terumo cath lab guidewires glidewire advantage 0.0180 peripheral
Technology | October 30, 2013

October 30, 2013 — Terumo Interventional Systems announced the launch of the 0.018-inch Glidewire Advantage...

News | July 30, 2013

July 30, 2013 — Biotronik has launched its next generation of...

Technology | July 18, 2013

July 18, 2013 — Boston Scientific Corp. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE...

Technology | May 15, 2013

May 15, 2013 — Vascular Solutions Inc. announced that it has re-launched the Venture catheter, a deflectable-tip...

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