Venous Therapies

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

News | March 07, 2011

March 7, 2011 – Each year between 100,000 and 180,000 Americans die as the result of pulmonary embolism, a...

News | February 07, 2011

February 7, 2011 – There is a tremendous unmet need for new medical technologies to treat potentially...

Technology | July 26, 2010

July 26, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Lovenox (...

Laser sheaths used for EP device lead extraction.

The Spectranetics Laser Sheath comes in various sizes to accommodate different size leads.

Feature | EP Lab | July 21, 2010 | Avi Fischer, M.D., FACC, FHRS

Cardiac rhythm device reliability and the approach to managing complications associated with these devices have...

News | July 15, 2010

July 15, 2010 – The first patient has enrolled in the Retrieve 2 U.S. trial, which will evaluate the safety...

The Ekos catheter combines targeted delivery of lytics and ultrasound waves to help the drug penetrate thrombus.

Feature | July 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell

Percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) devices are increasingly being used to remove clots from coronary and...

The Gunther Tulip Vena Cava Filter can now be delivered via the femoral artery.

Technology | March 23, 2010

March 23, 2010 – A femoral access delivery system to aid physicians placing inferior vena cava (IVC)...

News | January 07, 2010

January 7, 2010 – Doctors with Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) report success in treating...

Technology | November 23, 2009

November 23, 2009 – Using less lytic drug and offering faster clot dissolution than traditional deep vein...

The Zilver 518 RX is a self-expanding nitinol stent.

News | October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009 – Cook Medical is introducing six new products in parallel to provide better treatment...

News | September 22, 2009

September 22, 2009 – Physicians can now navigate even the most tortuous anatomy with greater speed and...

News | July 21, 2009

July 21, 2009 – Total procedures performed in angio labs from 2004 to 2008 grew 20 percent, from 4 million...

News | June 25, 2009

June 25, 2009 – According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the pharmacomechanical thrombectomy procedure (PMT)...

News | June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 - According to a study published by the Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology, the VNUS...

The Option Inferior Vena Cava Filter. Reprinted with permission of Angiotech Pharmaceuticals.

Technology | June 08, 2009

June 8, 2009 - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. today said the FDA granted 510(k) clearance for the Option...

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