Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

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

NuCryo Vascular, Next Generation Cryoplasty Inflation Device, PolarCath Balloon Dilatation System

PolarCath Balloon Dilatation System image courtesy of NuCryo Vascular

Technology | Balloon Catheter | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 — NuCryo Vascular LLC announced the launch of the Next Generation Cryoplasty Inflation device. The...

PinnacleHealth Cardiovascular Institute, TOBA II study, first patient, Tack Endovascular System, PAD
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | March 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania into the TOBA II...

Boston Scientific, Eluvia vascular stent system, CE Mark, peripheral artery disease
News | Stents Peripheral | March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 — Boston Scientific announced in late February that the Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System...

PAD, peripheral artery disease, critical limb ischemia, CLI, blood circulation, injectable gel, UC San Diego study
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 — Bioengineers and physicians at the University of California, San Diego have developed a potential...

Avinger, Pantheris lumivascular atherectomy system, PAD treatment, peripheral artery disease, FDA clearance
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Avinger Inc. announced the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Intact Vascular, Tack Endovascular System

The Intact Vascular Tack Endovascular System is designed to spot stent dissections with a short, self-expanding 6 mm long stent that can expand to vessel diameters between 2.5-6 mm, so exact sizing is not needed.

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | February 22, 2016 | Dave Fornell

It is estimated that more than 10 million people in the United States are affected by...

Biotronik, Maquet, partnership, peripheral vascular devices, U.S. market, Astron self-expanding iliac stent
Technology | Stents Peripheral | February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 — Biotronik announced a partnership with Maquet Medical Systems USA to distribute Biotronik...

Stentys, commercialization, BTK stent, below-the-knee arteries
News | Stents Peripheral | February 08, 2016

February 8, 2016 — Stentys announced the first distribution agreements for its...

TOBA-BTK study, six-month results, LINC 2016, Tack Endovascular System
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 — Intact Vascular Inc. announced that positive six-month results from its Tack Optimized Balloon...

critical limb ischemia, amputations, MRI-based mapping, CLI, British Heart Foundation
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with...

Profusa, integrated biosensors, long-term continuous monitoring
News | Patient Monitors | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — Biointegrated sensors for long-term, continuous tracking of body chemistry may make health and...

Penumbra, POD Packing Coil, embolization, peripheral vasculature
Technology | Embolization devices | January 14, 2016

January 14, 2016 — Penumbra Inc. announced the U.S. launch of its new POD Packing Coil, designed as a complementary...

NuCryo Vascular, FDA clearance, next-gen, PolarCath System, cryoplasty inflation device
Technology | Balloon Catheter | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — NuCryo Vascular LLC announced that they have received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510...

Roxwood Medical, MicroCross Catheter, full U.S. launch

Image courtesy of Roxwood Medical

Technology | Catheters | January 07, 2016

January 7, 2016 — Roxwood Medical Inc. reported that more than 500 patients have been successfully treated as part...

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