Venous Therapies

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

News | April 04, 2011
April 4, 2011 – Doctors are encouraged to consider therapies in addition to blood thinners to treat certain patients...
Technology | March 25, 2011
March 25, 2011 – A new, next-generation aspiration catheter has been introduced in the United States. The Fetch 2...
News | March 15, 2011
March 15, 2011 – Argon Medical Devices has entered into a definitive license agreement with Rex Medical, for...
News | March 07, 2011
March 7, 2011 – Each year between 100,000 and 180,000 Americans die as the result of pulmonary embolism, a complication...
News | February 07, 2011
February 7, 2011 – There is a tremendous unmet need for new medical technologies to treat potentially dangerous...
Technology | July 26, 2010
July 26, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Lovenox (enoxaparin...
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 and...

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) filters was...
News | January 07, 2010
January 7, 2010 – Doctors with Virginia Interventional and Vascular Associates (VIVA) report success in treating acute...
Technology | November 23, 2009
November 23, 2009 – Using less lytic drug and offering faster clot dissolution than traditional deep vein thrombosis...

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 options to...
News | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 – Physicians can now navigate even the most tortuous anatomy with greater speed and safety with...
News | July 21, 2009
July 21, 2009 – Total procedures performed in angio labs from 2004 to 2008 grew 20 percent, from 4 million in 2004 to...