Hemostasis Management

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for devices to help stop bleeding at vascular access sites. These include coated or treated bandages to accelorate or augment the clotting cascade, vascular closure devices and compression devices, including radial artery compression systems.

Vascular Solutions ThrombiDisc Topical Hemostat Introducer Sheaths Cath Lab
Technology | February 07, 2014
February 7, 2014 — Vascular Solutions Inc. launched the ThrombiDisc topical hemostat designed for use around indwelling...
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Technology | October 07, 2013
October 7, 2013 — Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired Datascope Corp.’s Safeguard Pressure...
Feature | September 13, 2013 | Dave Fornell
There is no shortage of debate among interventional cardiologists over whether vascular closure devices should be used...
Feature | September 13, 2013 | Patrick Antoun, M.D., and Jeffrey A. Breall, M.D., Ph.D.
Vascular closure devices (VCD) were first introduced in the early 1990s with a goal to achieve quick hemostasis, thus...
News | August 08, 2013
August 8, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted Biomedica’s Investigational New Drug (IND)...

Terumo's TR Band Radial Compression Device

News | May 28, 2013
May 28, 2013 — The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey approved an agreement under which Vascular...
Technology | April 16, 2013
April 16, 2013 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...
Guardian II Hemostais Valve, recall
News | March 27, 2013
March 27, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) notified healthcare professionals of a Class I recall of...
News | March 06, 2013
March 6, 2013 — Terumo Medical Corp. announced it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Vascular Solutions Inc....
Cardiva Medical FDA Pre Market Approval Vascade VCS
Technology | February 07, 2013
February 7, 2013 — Cardiva Medical Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted...
Technology | November 06, 2012
November 6, 2012 — Vascular Solutions launched the R-Band radial hemostasis compression device in the United States....
 An extracted bovine artery with an arteriotomy sealed by a MynxGrip closure dev

An extracted bovine artery with an arteriotomy sealed by a MynxGrip closure device, showing the attached PEG plug that had expanded into the tissue tract.

Feature | August 29, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Vascular closure devices that use an active method to immediately seal the femoral access site can enable faster...
The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational program

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational programs, with pre-existent strategies to reduce access site complications, can reduce the overall incidence of femoral access-related bleeding events.

Feature | August 29, 2012 | Christopher Wilson, D.O.; Kerri Wing, R.N., BSN; Peter Wassmer, M.D., FACC, and Robert Sanchez M.D., FACC
The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational programs, in tandem with pre-existent...
Feature | August 15, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Due to the increasing number of transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) and endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR...
Access site complications, hemostasis management, vascular closure

The implementation of dedicated access site surveillance and educational programs, in tandem with pre-existent strategies to reduce access site complications, can reduce the overall incidence of femoral-access related bleeding events.

Feature | July 27, 2012 | Christopher Wilson, D.O., Kerri Wing, R.N., BSN, Peter Wassmer, M.D. FACC, Robert Sanchez M.D. FACC
Percutaneous coronary interventional (PCI) procedures are performed throughout hundreds of US institutions every day....