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.

BioSeal Advanced powder is a mixture of a hydrophilic polymer and potassium ferrate that is placed around the access site.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Todd Loesch
For decades, cath lab clinicians essentially had only one option for achieving hemostasis management following a...
Technology | May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011 - Arstasis announce the U.S. launch of its latest commercial product - the Axera Access Device. The Axera...
News | May 06, 2011
May 6, 2011 — When health quality experts take out a magnifying glass these days, they aren’t just looking at...
Videos | Radial Access | April 28, 2011
The RIVAL Trial, the largest randomized trial to compare radial access and femoral access for coronary angiography and...
News | November 08, 2010
November 8, 2010 – Patient enrollment has begun in a trial looking at a new system for patients undergoing diagnostic...
News | October 06, 2010
October 6, 2010 – A new statement from the American Heart Association says arteriotomy closure devices are reasonable...
Technology | September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010 – An agreement was reached between AccessClosure and Benrikal Services for distributing vascular...
News | September 23, 2010
September 23, 2010 – The United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire entered a permanent...

The first drug-coated vascular closure device is the Cardiva Catalyst III. Its protamine sulfate coating neutralizes heparin in the tissue adjacent to the device to facilitate quick vessel closure.

Feature | September 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Following cath lab procedures, the final step is to attain hemostasis at the arteriotomy access site. Manual...
News | September 01, 2010
September 1, 2010 - Z-Medica Corp., announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Nihon-...
Technology | July 29, 2010
July, 29, 2010 – A second generation transradial compression bracelet is designed to obtain a stable compression of...
News | May 05, 2010
May 5, 2010 – A federal jury awarded more than $29.4 million in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit between two...
News | May 04, 2010
May 4, 2010 – The U.S. District Court in New Hampshire is being asked this week to review and reverse a jury verdict on...

Quick-Close Suture Applier

Technology | April 26, 2010
April 26, 2010 – A vascular closure device using a single suture fitted with stainless steel rings was recently...

The TachoSil patch being used during an aortic valve replacement.

Technology | April 05, 2010
April 5, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today said it approved the first absorbable fibrin...