Venous Therapies

This channel includes news and new technology innovations of Venous Therapies including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and vena cava filters.

Koven Technology, Smartdop XT vascular testing system,
Technology | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016 — The Smartdop XT by Koven is a fully automated vascular testing system that enables rapid, multiple-...
Pulmonary embolism, toshiba

A pulmonary embolism visualized on a CTA scan using SureSubtraction software on a Toshiba Aquilion One Vision CT scanner. 

Feature | Pulmonary Embolism | March 28, 2016 | Alain T. Drooz, M.D., FSVM, and David J. Spinosa, M.D.
Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) can pose a major treatment quandary for clinicians. While massive (high-risk) PE is...
NOACs, novel oral anticoagulants, VTE treatment, venous thromboembolism, GlobalData
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016 — The use of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) will see a substantial rise after an initially sluggish...
Philips, Volcano, IVUS, vein obstruction diagnosis, multiplanar X-ray venography, VIDIO study
News | Intra-Vascular Ultrasound (IVUS) | February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016 — Philips announced that new clinical trial data demonstrates the benefits of its intravascular...
Technology | Pharmaceuticals | November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals’...
NICE, U.K., edoxaban, Lixiana, VTE, venous thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism
News | Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) | August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015 — The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended a new treatment to help...
Aspire, Pablo Uceda, DFW Vascular, deep vein thrombosis, thrombectomy
News | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — Pablo Uceda, M.D., vascular surgeon with DFW Vascular, Dallas, Texas, was successful in using a new...
VenaSeal, varicose veins, Covidien, FDA
Technology | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the VenaSeal closure system to permanently treat...
VTEC, NYU Langone, venous therapies, deep vein thrombosis, DVT, PE
Feature | March 09, 2015
March 9, 2015 — NYU Langone Medical Center has announced the creation of a new multidisciplinary Venous Thromboembolic...
PE, pulmonary embolism, thrombolysis, Ekos, Ekosonic

Ultrasound-accelerated, catheter-directed thrombolysis in the treatment of pulmonary embolism aids delivery of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), forcing it deep into the clot and allowing it to act faster.

Feature | March 05, 2015 | Jason T. Salsamendi, M.D., University of Miami Hospital
The continuity within clinical conference topics from year to year and how presentations augment one another tells us a...
Xarelto, rivaroxaban, Starter Pack, FDA, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolis
Technology | March 04, 2015
March 4, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Xarelto Starter Pack for deep vein...
Covidien, Trellis peripheral infusion system, FDA recall, balloon inflation port
News | February 12, 2015
February 12, 2015 — A manufacturing error caused the balloon inflation ports to be mislabeled on Covidien’s Trellis 6...
News | January 21, 2015
January 21, 2015 — When retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filters were approved for use in the United States in 2003...
Vena Cava Filters, Embolic protection, Pulmonary Embolism, Venous Therapies

Image courtesy of Society of Vascular Surgery

Feature | January 05, 2015
January 5, 2015 — The first large-scale, multispecialty prospective clinical research trial to evaluate the use of...
Clinical trial/study, stents, venous therapies

Image courtesy of Boston Scientific

News | December 22, 2014
December 22, 2014 — Veniti Inc. announced that it has enrolled the first United States patients in the Virtus trial of...