Tag: pulmonary embolism

Penumbra’s newest generation of Indigo aspiration system receives FDA clearance for...

Penumbra today announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for expanded indication of the latest iteration of the Indigo aspiration system, Lightning...

“Competing safety profiles” of PE devices muddies decision-making

 “There has been a steady change in the approach and care of pulmonary embolisms that has been noted over the last five to seven...

Similar outcomes for ultrasound-assisted and standard thrombolysis in SUNSET sPE

Efthymios Avgerinos (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA) presented results from the SUNSET sPE trial during a late-breaking data session at this year’s Vascular Interventional...

FDA clearance granted to Penumbra for Indigo Aspiration System

Penumbra has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for expanded indication of the Indigo Aspiration System. As part of the system,...

Insera announces first-in-human treatment of patient with PE using CLEAR aspiration...

Insera Therapeutics announced recently that the first patient with acute pulmonary embolism has been treated with its flagship cyclical aspiration system, CLEAR. Earlier last...
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New trial planned to rigorously test catheter-directed thrombolysis for submassive PE...

Clinically relevant outcomes are needed to measure catheter-directed therapy (CDT) against anticoagulation alone to treat submassive pulmonary embolism (PE) patients. Further, CDT’s ability to...

VIVA 2019: Penumbra Indigo Aspiration system IDE trial for acute PE...

Penumbra today announced that the EXTRACT-PE trial successfully met the primary endpoints, demonstrating the safety and efficacy of the Indigo Aspiration system for aspiration...

Thrombus dissolution with EKOS™ Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis™ in everyday clinical practice

 At the EKOS symposium at LINC 2019, Nils Kucher (Zurich, Switzerland), Houman Jalaie (Aachen, Germany) and Mert Dumantepe (Istanbul, Turkey) share their experiences in...

BTG acquires Novate Medical

BTG has announced it has acquired Novate Medical, a medical device company focused on the prevention of pulmonary embolism in patients at high risk...