Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

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

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...

Biotronik Astron stent
Technology | Stents Peripheral | December 31, 2015

December 31, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Biotronik's Astron Peripheral Self-...

CSI, OPTIMIZE study, peripheral orbital atherectomy system, peripheral artery disease, PAD

Diamondback 360 orbital atherectomy system. Image courtesy of Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

News | Atherectomy Devices | November 03, 2015

November 3, 2015 — Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI) announced last week that the first two patients have been...

VIVA 15 conference, late-breaking clinical trials, VIVA Physicians
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 — Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Physicians, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to...

IN.PACT SFA study, TCT 2015, drug-coated balloons, PTA, SFA disease, superficial femoral artery

Image courtesy of Medtronic

Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | October 18, 2015

October 18, 2015 — Two-year results from the IN.PACT SFA study found the use of a...

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