Tag: peripheral

merit

Merit Medical launches the Prelude Roadster guide sheath

Merit Medical Systems has announced the US commercial release of the Prelude Roadster guide sheath. The Prelude Roadster is the newest addition to the...
Selution

Selution SLR receives second FDA IDE approval

Selution SLR, MedAlliance's sirolimus-eluting balloon, has received conditional US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) approval to initiate its pivotal clinical...

New project set to develop nanoparticles with imaging and medicine-delivery capabilities...

A University of Texas at Arlington (UTA; Arlington, USA) bioengineer is leading a project that will develop biodegradable nanomaterials that will take pictures and...

Cardio Flow announces FDA clearance for FreedomFlow peripheral guidewire

Cardio Flow has announced it recently received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the company’s FreedomFlow peripheral guidewire. According to a company press...

S.M.A.R.T. Radianz vascular stent system approved for transradial use in the...

Cordis recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the S.M.A.R.T. Radianz vascular stent system, a self-expanding stent purposefully engineered...

CX returns to in-person format once more in the London spring

Charing Cross (CX) chair Roger Greenhalgh welcomes the vascular community to this year's symposium, due to be held 26–28 April in London, UK, and...
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...

Study provides new tool to assess amputation risk following popliteal vascular...

A large, multicentre cohort study provides a simple, practical method to effectively stratify patients preoperatively into low- and high-risk major amputation categories. According to lead...
Biotronik

Biotronik expands range of peripheral introducer sheaths

Biotronik has announced the expansion of the Fortress reinforced introducer sheath line, which is now available in 7- and 8Fr-compatible sizes in the USA...
roadsaver

Terumo introduces Azur vascular plug and PG Pro peripheral microcatheter embolisation...

Terumo Medical Corporation has announced today the introduction of its Azur vascular plug. The addition to Terumo's embolisation portfolio is indicated for use to...

Outpatient hospitalisation for endovascular repair of claudication not cost-effective in France,...

According to the AMBUVASC randomised controlled trial (RCT), outpatient hospitalisation is not cost-effective compared with inpatient hospitalisation for endovascular repair of patients with claudication...

Philips launches QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy system for blood clot removal in...

Royal Philips has announced the launch of the QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy system. The single-use system delivers an all-in-one aspiration pump and catheter to remove...

First patients enrolled in SUPERSURG study of Supera peripheral stent system

ID3 Medical Belgium has announced the first two enrolments in the SUPERSURG study to investigate the safety and efficacy of Abbott's Supera peripheral stent...

XableCath crossing catheters have received CE mark for peripheral use

XableCath has announced that its XableCath Crossing catheters have received CE mark for peripheral use. Its crossing devices will be available for sale in...

Peripheral and Aortic Workshops give CX delegates practical experience and expert...

During the CX Peripheral and Aortic Workshops at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium (London, UK), experts demonstrated a wide range of peripheral and aortic...

Lutonix BTK IDE: First Level 1 evidence of positive safety and...

 Patrick Geraghty (St Louis, USA) presented new datapoints from the six-month outcomes of the Lutonix BTK IDE trial at the 2018 VEITHsymposium (13–17 November,...

Terumo gets CE mark for Kanshas drug-coated balloon catheter for lower...

Terumo has announced that it acquired CE mark for the Kanshas drug-coated balloon catheter used in the treatment of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease....

Enrolment begins in US pivotal study of Chocolate Touch

QT Vascular has started enrolment in its US pivotal clinical study. The study will evaluate the company's Chocolate Touch drug-coated balloon (DCB), for use in...

The search for modifiable risk factors to improve bypass results is...

A large study of the outcomes of 3,033 patients undergoing lower extremity bypass has reported a 10.6% infection rate and identified procedural risk factors....

Teleflex announces 510(k) clearance and US launch of Spectre guidewire

Teleflex has announced 510(k) clearance by the Food and Drug Administration and US commercial launch of the Spectre guidewire. The Spectre guidewire is engineered with...

SoundBite initiates human clinical studies for ShockWire peripheral CTO crossing procedures

SoundBite Medical Solutions has performed its first-in-human procedure using shockwave energy to successfully and safely cross a chronic total occlusion (CTO). The 72-year-old male...

Medtronic receives FDA clearance of TrailBlazer angled peripheral support catheter

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Medtronic’s TrailBlazer angled support catheter for use in the peripheral vascular system. The TrailBlazer angled support...