Tag: intravascular lithotripsy

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Cardiovascular Systems announces development of IVL technology for the treatment of...

Cardiovascular Systems recently announced that it has made significant progress towards the commercialisation of intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) systems for the treatment of calcific coronary...
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Shockwave Medical enrols first patient in Disrupt BTK II study for...

Shockwave Medical has announced the start of the Disrupt BTK II postmarket study to assess the safety, effectiveness and optimal clinical use of the...
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CMS increases hospital outpatient payment for peripheral intravascular lithotripsy

Shockwave Medical has announced that, as part of the calendar year 2022 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, the Centers for...

VIVA 2021: IVL “consistently” treats real-world calcium in multiple peripheral vessel...

An interim analysis from the DISRUPT PAD III observational study showed that intravascular lithotripsy (IVL; Shockwave Medical) performs “consistently well” across challenging peripheral vessels,...
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CMS creates new codes that establish specific payment for IVL performed...

Shockwave Medical has announced that as part of the calendar year 2021 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, the Centers for...

DISRUPT PAD III: Intravascular lithotripsy superior to PTA in acute procedural...

The DISRUPT PAD III randomised controlled trial (RCT) provides the largest level one evidence for the treatment of heavily calcified femoropopliteal arteries, noted William...

The emerging value and broad applicability of intravascular lithotripsy

In this supplement, sponsored by Shockwave: Frank Arko discusses his experience with intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) and considers its value in a resource-constrained healthcare environment ...

Shockwave Medical announces that CMS has created new codes for intravascular...

Shockwave Medical announced today that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new codes for intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) procedures performed in...

Shockwave IVL can aid in eliminating recoil and dissection during below-the-knee...

George Adams (Raleigh, USA) talks to VEITHtv at the VEITHsymposium 2019 (19–23 November, New York, USA) about the benefits of using easy-to-use Shockwave IVL (Intravascular Lithotripsy) in calcified...

IVL has “changed the dynamics” of facilitating EVAR & TEVAR in...

 Frank Arko (Charlotte, USA) talks to VEITHtv at the VEITHsymposium 2019 (19–23 November, New York, USA), about the benefits of using Shockwave Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) when performing EVAR...

Novel approach in treating stenotic peripheral arteries shown to be safe...

Twelve-month data prove that intravascular lithotripsy; a novel approach using pulsatile sonic pressure waves to modify intimal and medium calcium in stenotic peripheral arteries,...

“Fantastic” live case demonstrates potential value of intravascular lithotripsy

In an exciting session at the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24-27 April, London, UK), the audience witnessed the demonstration of a novel treatment strategy...