Tag: endovascular

Alexander Zimmermann

Alexander Zimmermann (University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland) tells Vascular News about his career to date, beginning with a rotation in vascular surgery that opened...

Cathi joins with VSS to launch world’s first online training programme...

Germany-based endovascular simulator supplier Cathi has joined forces with UK-based Vascular Simulation Solutions (VSS) to offer the world’s first online training masterclass using endovascular...

Cydar Medical announces strategic collaboration with Medtronic

Cydar Medical recently announced it has entered a strategic collaboration with Medtronic. Under the pilot arrangement, Cydar’s EV Maps software will be introduced to...
tractus

First-in-man use of the Tractus Crossing Support Catheter with its Jigsaw...

Tractus Vascular recently announced the first-in-man use of the Tractus Crossing Support Catheter (Tractus CSC). The Tractus CSC represents a highly novel approach to...
vascular

Palma Shaw

“As vascular surgeons, we never stop learning,” Palma Shaw tells Vascular News. This is one of the key attractions of the specialty for Shaw,...
Gustavo Oderich

F/BEVAR review reveals less than 20% of patients suffered intraoperative adverse...

A retrospective evaluation of 600 fenestrated or branched endovascular aneurysm repairs (F/BEVARs) for the treatment of complex aneurysms revealed that fewer than one in...
abdominal aortic aneurysm

Study validates SVS abdominal aortic aneurysm volume recommendations

A multicentre, retrospective database analysis suggests improved open abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) outcomes when surgeon volume is greater than seven cases yearly and performed...

Dialysis tech firm Pathfinder Medical secures £8.5 million

Pathfinder Medical, which has developed a proprietary technology to guide and accurately align catheters in endovascular procedures allowing clinicians to make connections across blood...

Philips integrates cloud-based AI and 3D mapping into its mobile C-arm...

Royal Philips today announced physicians will now have access to advanced new 3D image guidance capabilities through its image-guided therapy mobile C-arm system—Zenition. The...

FDA issues updated safety communication on use of Endologix AFX endovascular...

Today, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an updated safety communication on the use of Endologix AFX endovascular grafts. This update includes...

Study confirms efficiency of Upstream Peripheral’s GoBack catheter for complex lower...

Upstream Peripheral Technologies announced today that its GoBack catheter for crossing and re-entry was proven very effective for patients undergoing complex revascularisations in lower...
surgical graft

Terumo Aortic announces launch and first commercial use of Aortic Balloon...

Terumo Aortic has announced the launch and first commercial case of the Aortic Balloon in the USA. The device assists physicians in the expansion...

Michael Jenkins

“Go for it!” Michael Jenkins urges anyone looking to start a career in medicine, highlighting that the COVID-19 pandemic has put into sharp focus...
popular

Vascular News’ top 10 most popular stories of October 2021

New data from a head-to-head, randomised trial comparing vascular closure devices, highlights from CX Aortic Vienna 2021 (5–7 October, broadcast) and an interview with past Society...

Experts launch ‘Masters of Circulation’ podcast

A trio of specialists in vascular surgery and interventional radiology recently launched a new podcast—‘Masters of Circulation’—with the aim of interviewing pioneers and leaders...
XO Cross

FDA clears 12 new XO Cross microcatheters

Transit Scientific has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of new hydrophilic-coated XO Cross microcatheters for guidewire support, exchange, and contrast media...
Peter Schneider bypass

Surgeons must stay skilled in femorotibial/pedal bypass surgery, PVI audience hears

At Paris Vascular Insights (PVI) 2021 (21–23 October, Paris, France), Peter Schneider (University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA) emphasised the need for...

Study detects higher incidence of chromosome aberrations in endovascular operators

Researchers have observed an increased frequency of chromosomal aberrations in endovascular operators that is likely to be related to occupational radiation. Speaking in the Prize...
FemoSeal

Head-to-head trial shows superiority of FemoSeal over ProGlide for peripheral interventions

Results of the randomised, prospective, multicentre STEP trial show that the FemoSeal vascular closure system (Terumo) is superior to the Perclose ProGlide suture-mediated closure...

Favourable cost-effectiveness results for endovascular SFA treatment in claudicants

From a cost-effectiveness standpoint, primary stenting of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) for the treatment of intermittent claudication can, in many countries, be used...

Ali AbuRahma

“There is no doubt in my mind that working together rather than competing against each other will not only be in our best interests...

Team at Copenhagen Aortic Center perform 150th E-nside implant, laud “valuable...

This advertorial, sponsored by CryoLife, is only available in selected countries and geographies. “The E-nside device is a valuable addition to our current...

Femoropopliteal bypass shows reintervention benefit over endovascular therapy for advanced premature...

Femoropopliteal bypass is associated with decreased reinterventions at one year compared to endovascular therapy in patients with advanced premature peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This...

Outcome disparities mandate further research on F/BEVAR in women with TAAA

In a large, multicentre study, women undergoing fenestrated or branched endovascular aneurysm repair (F/BEVAR) for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAA) demonstrated metrics of increased complexity...

Total endovascular aortic arch treatment shows promise in dissections, but secondary...

Speaking at the Virtual Aortic Surgery How to Do It (HTDI) Highlights conference (17–18 December), Stéphan Haulon (Hôpital Marie Lannelongue, GHPSJ, Paris, France) discussed...
CX Aortic Vienna

Inaugural CX Aortic Vienna to take place online

The inaugural CX Aortic Vienna meeting will be livestreamed 8–11 September 2020 to an international, online audience, and will include registrant participation, interaction, and...

VQI propensity-matched analysis finds endovascular repair of rAAA superior to open...

A recent study examining the effect of operative approach on outcomes in patients presenting with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (rAAA) demonstrated clear short- and...

Global support network “will improve the representation of women in endovascular...

While more than 60% of medical students are female, the number of women in endovascular medicine is low, report Bella Huasen and Agnieszka Solberg....

CX 2020 LIVE: Charing Cross Symposium unveils live, interactive digital event

The Charing Cross (CX) Symposium, with its world-class faculty and unique focus on live audience participation, has announced the launch of a not-to-be missed...
SonieVie

Kidney patients report positive experiences with novel approach to dialysis access

A new study reports high levels of patient satisfaction with a minimally invasive approach to creating vascular access for kidney patients who require haemodialysis....
TiGER Principal Investigator, Vincent Riambau

Terumo Aortic announces launch of industry-first global endovascular registry

Terumo Aortic has announced the launch of the company’s global endovascular registry known as TiGER (Terumo Aortic Global Endovascular Registry). TiGER is a global, prospective,...
IIan loftus vascular profile

Ian Loftus

Ian Loftus talks to Vascular News about various aspects of his professional life, from a surgical placement that inspired his career path through to...
tack

Real-world use of the Tack Endovascular System published

Intact Vascular has announced the peer-reviewed publication, “Practical applications of Tack implants for infrainguinal dissection repair: A single-centre experience” currently available online, with...
Ronald Dalman

Wearables could transform monitoring and outcome assessment for vascular interventions

 Health technology solutions—such as mobile apps and wearables—can play a huge role in activity tracking and assessing the outcomes of peripheral vascular interventions, says...

CX showcases the best of modern endovascular technology with virtual reality...

Yesterday’s CX Highlight Session on the durability of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) aortic guidelines...

Focus on the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics

The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapeutics (SITE) is an annual international symposium based in Barcelona, Spain, with its focus in the Spanish vascular world....

Open vs. endovascular aneurysm repair in the 60-year-old man against the...

 “The best treatment for a 60-year-old man with an infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm that is above the threshold for intervention is arguably surgery based...

Tackling the uncommon, but devastating, complication of infection after EVAR

 Rachel Bell (Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK) describes a variety of specialist surgical options to treat infection after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR),...

Consider intravascular lithotripsy when treating calcified femoropopliteal arteries

 Treating severely calcified arteries by endovascular means is still a challenge, although atherectomy, stents and lithotripsy are all techniques that are employed. Lithotripsy (also...

Endovascular therapy for critical limb ischaemia: When is enough, enough?

We need to stop doing endovascular procedures for critical limb ischaemia patients when no measurable benefit is being seen and when the adverse event rate is...

CX 2017: Appreciation of Dr Edward B Diethrich

The Charing Cross Symposium 2017 held a special session on Thursday 27 April to remember Edward B Diethrich, who died in February. The cardiovascular...

North Dallas Research Associates begin enrolling TOBA II BTK patients

North Dallas Research Associates, Dallas, Texas, and its private practice, Cardiac Center of Texas, have announced their participation in the Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II...

Endovascular treatment in the aortic arch

The development of endovascular stent grafts in the descending aorta has significantly reduced the number of open surgical repairs being performed. However, the ascending...

Carbon-coated stents in patients with atherosclerotic iliac artery lesions

By Nicola Troisi, Department of Surgery, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, San Giovanni di Dio Hospital, Florence, Italy Endovascular treatment is now the preferred treatment...
nellix

Endologix’ EVAS FORWARD Global Registry finds positive Nellix outcomes at two...

Data from Endologix' Global Registry have found 98% freedom from persistent endoleaks with its Nellix system at two-year follow-up, among other positive results. The...