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.

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...
TAVR, EVAR Vascular Closure Device May Eliminate Need for Surgical Cut-Down
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....
News | July 06, 2012
July 6, 2012 — Vascular Closure Systems Inc. announced that the 30-day follow-up results for the Phase I first-in-human...
News | May 04, 2012
May 4, 2012 - CardioDex announces initial commercial use of a new femoral access site closure device. Recent data from...
News | March 19, 2012
March 16, 2012 -- Kensey Nash Corp. today announced that the company has entered into a $39 million settlement...

The Abbott StarClose SE uses a nitinol clip to quickly close femoral access sites.

Feature | Vascular Closure Devices | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Manual compression remains the gold standard of care in sealing interventional access site wounds, but there is a trend...
News | January 17, 2012
January 17, 2012 – Nonstop nosebleeds can be serious and frightening, often sending people to the emergency room, where...
Technology | October 17, 2011
October 17, 2011 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LeGoo, a gel allowing surgeons to...
News | September 27, 2011
September 27, 2011 — AccessClosure Inc. announced the shipment of its one millionth Mynx unit. The Mynx Vascular...