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SNIS releases recommendations for emergent neurointerventional patients during COVID-19

SNIS recommendations COVID-19
The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) has published a set of recommendations for the care of emergent neurointerventional patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Acute...

Cerus Endovascular receives FDA approval for its first microcatheter

Cerus Endovascular receives FDA approval for its first microcatheter. The 021 microcatheter will be offered with three different distal configurations, and commercial sales are...

Stratus Medical completes private placement financing and acquisition of the NimbusRF

Stratus Medical, a new company created to focus on advancing radiofrequency (RF) ablation treatment for chronic pain, has announced that it completed a private...

World’s first robotic-assisted aneurysm coiling has been performed using Corindus’ CorPath...

CorPath GRX Corindus
The first-in-human robotic-assisted neurovascular intervention has been performed at the Toronto Western Hospital (Toronto, Canada), by a team led by Vitor Mendes Pereira. A...

VEITHsymposium and BLearning announce collaboration to launch VEITH TV

Blearning films VEITH
VEITHsymposium and BLearning, the digital education division of BIBA Medical, are pleased to announce a collaboration on the creation and dissemination of digital education...

Omar Ishrak to step down as Medtronic CEO next year

Omar Ishrak, Medtronic’s chairman and CEO is to retire on 26 April 2020, following the end of the company’s current fiscal year. Also, the...

Leading interventional radiology societies call for expanded stroke training

In a joint, global position statement, the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) and the Interventional Radiology...

Five-year evaluation of Zilver PTX stent in a real-world population continues...

Five-year results from a Japanese post-market surveillance study aimed at evaluating the Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent (DES) in a real-world population show consistently positive...

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,...

Late-breaking trial at CIRSE shows similar outcomes for severely versus non-severely...

Data from a study seeking to determine the impact of severe calcification and 12-month outcomes of femoropopliteal disease treatment using the Stellarex drug-coated balloon...

Cook Medical receives FDA approval for first 5mm diameter SFA drug-eluting...

Cook Medical have announced that a new 5mm diameter version of Zilver PTX was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It...

Live from CIRSE 2018: Addressing the gender gap in IR

Data from the European Board of Interventional Radiology (EBIR), as presented by O M van Delden at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of...

Cardiovascular Systems announces launch of Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System outside the...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (CSI), a medical device company developing and commercialising interventional treatment systems for patients with peripheral and coronary artery disease, has announced...

Avinger announces 510(k) filing of Pantheris Small Vessel device

Avinger, a developer of treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), has announced the Company submitted a new 510(k) application to the US Food &...

Mermaid Medical Group acquires angel technology for vascular space

Mermaid Medical Group, a privately-owned international provider of minimally invasive medical devices, acknowledged a product line addition to its vascular business. As part of...

Gore announces successful patient implant of endovascular stent graft for the...

Gore have announced the first implant in conjunction with the Gore ARISE study of the Gore Ascending Stent Graft, an investigational device and the...