Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

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

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 published...
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 (EU...
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 trials...
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 Conference...
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 Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) received approval from...
PQ Bypass Reports Positive Results for Detour System in Patients With Long Femoropopliteal Blockages
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017 — A subset analysis of the DETOUR I clinical trial showed promising safety and effectiveness results...
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, according...
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 and...
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 Knee (...
Sponsored Content | 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, M...
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. feasibility study of the LimFlow...