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Medtronic gains FDA approval for IN.PACT 018 DCB

Medtronic has announced approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the IN.PACT 018 paclitaxel-coated percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheter, a...

FDA grants IDE approval for Selution SLR drug-eluting balloon

MedAlliance SELUTION SLR
MedAlliance’s Selution SLR drug-eluting balloon (DEB) has received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration, making it the first...

EuroPCR 2022: Studies underscore potential of renal denervation as an adjunctive...

Late-breaking trial data presented at EuroPCR 2022 (17–20 May, Paris, France) underscore the potential of renal denervation as an adjunctive therapy to treat hypertension,...

First patients enrolled in IliCo study of iCover stent

iVascular has announced the initiation of its first trial with the new generation covered stent iCover—the iliCo study. The study has the objective of...

First patient enrolled in PEERLESS study of FlowTriever system

Inari Medical has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in PEERLESS prospective, randomised controlled trial (RCT) comparing the outcomes of patients with...

Philips expands haemodynamic assessment in its Lumify handheld ultrasound system

Royal Philips has announced an update to its handheld ultrasound platform—Lumify—adding Pulse Wave Doppler technology to expand the haemodynamic assessment and measurement capabilities of...

FDA clears CavaClear IVC filter removal laser sheath

Royal Philips has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) de novo clearance for the Philips inferior vena cava (IVC) filter removal laser sheath—CavaClear—to...

CSI recalls Wirion embolic protection device

Cardiovascular Systems has initiated a voluntary recall of unused Wirion embolic protection systems  due to complaints of filter breakage during retrieval. Wirion is a distal...

Medtronic announces 2045 net zero emissions ambition to combat climate change

Medtronic has announced its ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by fiscal year 2045 across its operations and value chain to accelerate efforts...

TCT 2021: Randomised trials show “consistent” reduction in blood pressure through...

Randomised placebo-controlled trials show consistently that renal denervation provides significant reduction in ambulatory and office blood pressure, the findings of a systematic review and...

TCT 2021: Six-month RADIANCE-HTN TRIO results “open a window” for renal...

Six-month outcomes from the randomised RADIANCE-HTN TRIO trial, comparing endovascular ultrasound renal denervation to a sham procedure for treatment-resistant hypertension, demonstrate the additional effects...

Siemens launches Luminos Impulse fluoroscopy system

Siemens Healthineers has launched the Luminos Impulse fluoroscopy system, including features such as a seamless imaging chain, comprehensive dose optimisation, cybersecurity features, and detector-sharing...

Gore’s lower profile delivery Viabahn endoprosthesis gets EMEA launch

Gore has announced the EMEA launch of the lower profile, large diameter Viabahn endoprosthesis with Propaten bioactive surface. The device enhancements build on a market-leading...

Renal denervation: The most advanced and efficacious interventional approach to treat...

Following the release of the European Society of Hypertension’s (ESH’s) updated position paper on renal denervation Konstantinos Tsioufis, professor of Cardiology at the University...

Interventional News’ top 10 most popular stories of July 2021

July’s top 10 features a video interview with Jonathan G Moss (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, Glasgow, UK), chief investigator of the CAVA...

MDR comes into effect across EU

The European Union (EU) Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) takes effect from today (26 May 2021). The Regulation revises quality and safety standards and the range...

ACC.21: VOYAGER PAD analysis shows reduced risk of ischaemic events in...

Rivaroxaban (Xarelto, Bayer/Janssen), in addition to low-dose aspirin, should be considered as an adjunctive therapy after lower extremity revascularisation to reduce first and subsequent...

Cardiovascular Systems announces first uses of Wirion embolic protection system

Cardiovascular Systems has announced that the first patients in the USA have been treated with the Wirion embolic protection system. Wirion is a distal...

ControlRad Select imaging system gains FDA market clearance

ControlRad has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market ControlRad Select, a technology that utilises proprietary semi-transparent filters, a user-interface...

Terumo reaches agreement to acquire predictive analytics specialist Health Outcomes Sciences

Terumo Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all assets of Health Outcomes Sciences, a specialist in predictive analytics and clinical decision support...

Comparative study reports favourable outcomes for VasoStat haemostasis device

Forge Medical has announced the publication of results of an investigator-initiated randomised trial comparing its VasoStat haemostasis device to the TR Band (Terumo Medical)...

Comparative study reports favourable outcomes for VasoStat haemostasis device

Forge Medical has announced the publication of results of an investigator-initiated randomised trial comparing its VasoStat haemostasis device to the TR Band (Terumo Medical)...

Corindus announces global launch of technIQ procedural automation series for CorPath...

Corindus has announced today global launch of a new set of automated robotic movements in the technIQ Series designed for the CorPath GRX system....

Boston Scientific agrees to divest BTG Specialty Pharmaceuticals business

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Boston Scientific has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Stark International and SERB SAS, affiliates of the European specialty pharmaceutical...

Sinomed announces positive safety and efficacy data from PIONEER III study

Sinomed has announced the presentation of data from its inter-continental PIONEER III study comparing the safety and efficacy of the Supreme HT (healing-targeted) drug-eluting...

Philips launches latest version of its Azurion imaging platform

Royal Philips has announced the next-generation of its Azurion image-guided therapy platform, designed to improve the quality and efficiency of interventional procedures. The Azurion...

RSNA grant enables the establishment of an IR service in Tanzania

“There is a general misconception that you cannot do interventional radiology (IR) in a resource limited setting,” says Fabian Laage Gaupp, IR resident at...

Six step plan at the heart of Singapore General Hospital’s COVID-19...

The COVID-19 pandemic will have a deep impact on the future of healthcare according to Tan Bien Soo, Singapore General Hospital (Singapore). He tells...

FDA clears Transit Scientific’s XO Score PTA scoring sheath platform

Transit Scientific has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the XO Score percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) scoring sheath platform for use...

IR community urged to plan for COVID-19 cases

Interventional radiologists from Singapore have shared their strategies for the preparation of IR services to cope with COVID-19 patients, emphasising the need for clear...