Vascular Access

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for vascular access, both venous and arterial access, for percutaneous, transcatheter, interventional devices.

Technology | February 01, 2010
February 1, 2010 – The FDA granted market clearance for the PICC WAND introducer catheter, which enables clinicians to...
Technology | December 30, 2009
December 31, 2009 – A new micro-introducer kit launched this week features a stiffened introducer option. The...
News | November 18, 2009
November 17, 2009 – Following three reports of stretching and fractures during procedures, the ViperSheath Sheath...
Technology | November 10, 2009
November 10, 2009 – Onset Medical Corp. today said it received U.S. FDA 510(k) marketing clearance for its SoloPath...
News | November 04, 2009
November 4, 2009 – Cordis and FDA notified healthcare professionals this week of a nationwide recall of all lots of...
Technology | November 04, 2009
November 3, 2009 – Vascular Solutions Inc. recently launched the Guardian II Hemostasis Valve. Unlike conventional...
Technology | September 11, 2009
September 11, 2009 – Terumo Interventional Systems yesterday announced the expansion of its Pinnacle Destination...
News | July 28, 2009
July 28, 2009 – Onset Medical Corporation said today it received CE mark approval to begin marketing the SoloPath...

Terumo's radial access sheath.

Feature | July 20, 2009 | Dave Fornell
Interventionalists using radial instead of femoral access say it significantly cuts bleeding complications, infection...
Technology | June 25, 2009
June 25, 2009 – Terumo Interventional Systems today announced the expansion of its Pinnacle R/O II Radiopaque Marker...
News | December 10, 2008
December 11, 2008 - Access Scientific Inc. said this week it received FDA clearance for its MicroAccess WAND, which the...
News | October 26, 2008
October 27, 2008 - Merit Medical Systems Inc., said last week it received 510(K) clearance from the FDA for the Prelude...
News | July 02, 2008
July 3, 2008 - A unanimous federal jury in Texas recently found that two patents exclusively licensed to Pressure...
News | July 22, 2007
July 23, 2007 - Teleflex Inc., a global supplier of disposable medical products used in critical care, specialty...