Venous Therapies

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

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...
Technology | November 06, 2014
November 6, 2014 — Cardinal Health announced that its MynxGrip Vascular Closure Device recently received U.S. Food and...
News | September 03, 2014
September 3, 2014 — Jobst Vascular Institute is conducting pioneering research that looks at using stents to treat...
News | August 19, 2014
August 19, 2014 — Bluegrass Vascular Technologies closed $4.5 million in Series A financing, that will allow the...
 Polidocanol injectable foam Varithena Varicose Veins
News | August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 — Polidocanol injectable foam (Varithena), the only U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved...
News | August 06, 2014
August 6, 2014 — Medical market research group Decision Resources finds that the United States clot management device...
Technology | July 30, 2014
July 30, 2014 — Covidien announced the commercial launch of its next-generation Trellis peripheral infusion system. The...
News | July 15, 2014
 July 15, 2014 — Each year, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) leads to hospitalization for approximately 250,000 Americans,...
Cook Medical SCAI CIVIC PRESERVE Clincal Studies Vena Cava Filter
News | June 05, 2014
June 5, 2014 — Cook Medical is engaged in two clinical studies that will provide additional data on the safety and...
CleanerXT Argon Medical Devices Inc. Thrombectomy Devices Deep Vein Thrombosis
Technology | May 08, 2014
May 8, 2014 — Argon Medical Devices Inc. began marketing the CelanerXT rotational thrombectomy system as a new addition...