Vascular Closure Devices

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for vascular closure devices used to rapidly seal and achive hemostatsis at vascular access sites in interventional cardiology procedures. 

News | July 06, 2012
July 6, 2012 — Vascular Closure Systems Inc. announced that the 30-day follow-up results for the Phase I first-in-human...
News | June 04, 2012
June 4, 2012 — SentreHeart Inc., a privately held medical device company, announced that it has recently completed a $...
News | May 04, 2012
May 4, 2012 - CardioDex announces initial commercial use of a new femoral access site closure device. Recent data from...
News | April 20, 2012
April 20, 2012 — VasoStitch will be featuring its technology at EuroPCR, Europe’s largest interventional cardiology...
News | March 19, 2012
March 16, 2012 -- Kensey Nash Corp. today announced that the company has entered into a $39 million settlement...
Technology | February 28, 2012
February 28, 2012 — AccessClosure Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch...

The Abbott StarClose SE uses a nitinol clip to quickly close femoral access sites.

Feature | Vascular Closure Devices | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Manual compression remains the gold standard of care in sealing interventional access site wounds, but there is a trend...
News | September 27, 2011
September 27, 2011 — AccessClosure Inc. announced the shipment of its one millionth Mynx unit. The Mynx Vascular...
News | June 10, 2011
June 10, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for a new vascular closure device...
News | June 06, 2011
June 6, 2011 - AccessClosure Inc. announced an exclusive agreement with Biosensors International for the distribution...

BioSeal Advanced powder is a mixture of a hydrophilic polymer and potassium ferrate that is placed around the access site.

Feature | May 19, 2011 | Todd Loesch
For decades, cath lab clinicians essentially had only one option for achieving hemostasis management following a...
News | May 06, 2011
May 6, 2011 — When health quality experts take out a magnifying glass these days, they aren’t just looking at...
News | March 10, 2011
March 10, 2011 – The first study to compare pain associated with deployment of different vascular closure devices (VCD...
News | February 09, 2011
February 9, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said certain lots of the Arstasis One femoral artery...
Technology | January 12, 2011
January 12, 2011 – A new, next-generation vascular closure device has been launched in the United States. The Mynx...