Vena Cava Filters

Vena cava filters are a type of venous therapy that involves implanting a self-expanding wire cage medical device into the inferior vena vein to prevent pulmonary emboli traveling from the lower extremities into the lungs to cause a pulmonary emolism (PE).

News | October 02, 2007
October 3, 2007 - Crux Biomedical Inc., a medical device firm, announced it recently completed the first implant in the...
News | July 29, 2007
July 30, 2007 – The FDA gave Cook Medical, a developer of IVC filters, clearance for a permanent indication for its...
Feature | February 13, 2007 | By Ed Susman
Positive AAA Results with Endovascular Approach Endovascular aortic repair for abdominal aortic aneurysms received a...
News | December 13, 2006
Possis Medical, Inc. has closed a $2.5 million equity investment in Rafael Medical Technologies, Inc., which gives...
Technology | June 29, 2006
An implantable device designed to prevent strokes and serious complications from common cardiac procedures received...