Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | August 15, 2017

August 15, 2017 — Surmodics Inc. announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food...

Ra Medical Systems Granted Broad Patent for DABRA Catheter
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Ra Medical Systems announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted...

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI).

The LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization System (pDVA) converts veins into arteries to restore blood flow in critical limb ischemia (CLI). This image shows how the covered stents used with the system connect to create a new arterial pathway.

News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 02, 2017

Aug. 1, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced publication of positive results from the pilot study of the LimFlow Percutaneous...

Spectranetics Announces FDA Approval of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — The Spectranetics Corp. announced receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...

First European Patient Enrolled in Intact Vascular's TOBA II BTK Trial
News | Stents Peripheral | July 26, 2017

July 26, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. recently announced that its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II Below the...

Videos | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 25, 2017

This video case study, provided by Gore Medical, is titled "Tackling Complex Cases in Dialysis Access," by John Ross...

First Patient Treated in U.S. Feasibility Study of LimFlow Critical Limb Ischemia Device
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — LimFlow SA announced enrollment of the first patient in the U.S....

FDA Approves Six-Month Primary Endpoint for Tack Endovascular System in Below the Knee Disease
News | Stents Peripheral | July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an...

Philips Announces Relaunch of Pioneer Plus IVUS-Guided Catheter
News | Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) | June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 — Royal Philips recently announced the relaunch of its Pioneer Plus...

Shockwave Medical Announces U.S. Commercial Availability of Lithoplasty System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 — Shockwave Medical recently announced two milestones for its Lithoplasty System for the treatment of...

News | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 – Med Alliance announced completion on schedule of patient enrollment in the first-in-man (FIM) study...

Ra Medical Systems Receives FDA Clearance for New Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has granted market clearance to Ra...

Contego Medical Receives CE Mark for Vanguard IEP Peripheral Balloon Angioplasty System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 — Contego Medical LLC announced recently that it has received CE Marking of its Vanguard IEP Peripheral...

Assessing Heart Disease Risk Within Arm's Reach

This figure demonstrates the histological grading scale that was used in accordance with the American Heart Association (AHA) to assign grades of atherosclerosis. The purpose of this figure is to give criteria and explain why sections were assigned specific grades. Sections are stained in hematoxylin and eosin. Stars indicate the vessel lumen. Horizontal panels represent each grade observed in the study, I-VII (excluding VI). The vertical columns depict the same sections at different magnifications. Image courtesy of Christopher Hoehmann.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | May 03, 2017

May 3, 2017 — A new study published in...

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