Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

This channel includes news, interventions, and new technology innovations for peripheral artery diease, PAD and critical limb ischemia. 

The California Heart & Vascular Clinic in El Centro, Calif., treated the first post-FDA clearance patient with a DABRA atherectomy system. Athar Ansari, M.D.

The California Heart & Vascular Clinic in El Centro, Calif., treated the first post-FDA clearance patient with a DABRA atherectomy system. 

Feature | Cath Lab | November 24, 2017 | Athar Ansari, M.D., FACC

As debates about the current state and future of healthcare rage in Congress, the media and healthcare settings...

Avinger Receives 510(k) Clearance for Pantheris Image-Guided Atherectomy Device Modifications
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 — Avinger Inc. announced in October that the company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...

Medtronic Launches Concerto 3-D Detachable Coil System
News | Embolization devices | October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 — Medtronic announced the launch of the Concerto 3-D Detachable Coil System at the Cardiovascular...

Avinger Receives CE Mark for In-Stent Restenosis Indication With Pantheris Image-Guided Atherectomy
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | September 29, 2017

September 29, 2017 — Avinger Inc. recently announced Conformité Européenne (CE) Marking approval for treating in-...

Biotronik Studies Demonstrate Efficacy of Minimizing Metal Burden in SFA Therapy
News | Stents Bare Metal | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — Physicians demonstrated that reducing metal burden in...

Lesion Preparation Via Atherectomy Enhances Paclitaxel Distribution in Calcified Peripheral Arteries
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 — Not-for-profit preclinical research institute CBSET announced that its scientists have...

DISRUPT BTK Study Shows Positive Results With Lithoplasty in Calcified Lesions Below the Knee
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 — Shockwave Medical reported positive results from the DISRUPT BTK Study, which were presented at...

Two-Year ILLUMENATE Trial Data Demonstrate Efficacy of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 — Philips announced the two-year results from the ILLUMENATE European randomized clinical trial (...

Peter Schneider, M.D. presents late breaking clinical trial results at VIVA 17 in Las Vegas. Panelists (l to r) Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., Sean Lyden, M.D., John Kaufman, M.D., Donna Buckley, M.D.

Peter Schneider, M.D. presents late breaking clinical trial results at VIVA 17 in Las Vegas. Panelists (l to r) Krishna Rocha-Singh, M.D., Sean Lyden, M.D., John Kaufman, M.D., Donna Buckley, M.D.

Feature | Cath Lab | September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 — Here are quick summaries for all the key late-breaking vascular and endovascular clinical...

Philips Showcases Integrated Vascular Solutions at VIVA 2017
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Philips announced its presence at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA 17) Annual...

Medtronic Announces Japanese Regulatory Approval for In.Pact Admiral Drug-Coated Balloon
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced that the In.Pact Admiral...

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study in Denmark

Vascular screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and hypertension during the VIVA Study. Photo credit: Lisbeth Hasager Justesen, Viborg Hospital.

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 — A new screening program for vascular disease saves one life for every 169 men assessed,...

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...

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