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Reflow Medical completes enrolment in the Wing-IT IDE CTO clinical trial

Reflow Medical has announced the completion of enrolment in its Wing-IT investigational device exemption (IDE) trial; a prospective, multicentre, nonrandomised study evaluating the ability...

BD announces launch of UltraScore 014 Focused Force PTA Balloon

BD has announced the launch of their UltraScore 014 Focused Force percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) Balloon. This marks the first scoring balloon with sheath...

UK MHRA forms Expert Advisory Group to review paclitaxel devices while...

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the UK and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA have both recently...

Augmented reality surgical technology unveiled by Philips and Microsoft

At the MWC (25–26 February, Barcelona, Spain), formerly the Mobile World Congress, Philips unveiled a unique mixed reality concept developed in partnership with Microsoft for...

Passeo-18 Lux DCB remains safe and effective at two years with...

Two-year data on the Passeo-18 Lux drug-coated balloon (DCB; Biotronik) continue to validate its safety and effectiveness in intra-inguinal arteries. Gunnar Tepe from the...

Alvimedica announces CE mark of Cre8 EVO 2.0mm

Alvimedica has announced the company has received CE mark for the Cre8 EVO 2.0mm, a polymer-free Amphilimus-eluting stent. In a press release, Alvimedica states it...

SIBERIA trial: Positive one-month results for embolic prevention system

InspireMD has announced positive interim results from the SIBERIA trial, an investigator-initiated study of the CGuard embolic prevention system (EPS). The data were presented...

US FDA evaluating paclitaxel data, recommend patient surveillance

The impact of the 2018 meta-analysis of randomised paclitaxel-device trials, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association by Konstantinos Katsanos et al,...

Contego Medical receives 510(k) clearance for Vanguard IEP system

Contego Medical has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for its Vanguard IEP Peripheral Balloon Angioplasty System...

Gore moulding and occlusion balloon for endovascular aortic repair receives approval...

Gore has announced FDA 510(k) clearance, approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, and receipt of CE mark for the innovative...

Cook Medical introduces a new length of Zilver PTX

Cook Medical has introduced the 140mm-length Zilver PTX drug-eluting peripheral stent in both 6 and 7mm diameters in the USA. The longer length comes...

Boston Scientific announces agreement to acquire Veniti

Boston Scientific has signed an agreement to acquire Veniti, a privately-held company in Fremont, USA which developed and commercialised the Vici venous stent system for...

Peripheral DCB SeQuent Please OTW approved for reimbursement in France

B. Braun has announced the recent French reimbursement approval for its peripheral drug-coated balloon (DCB) SeQuent Please OTW effective as of July 2018. As published...

NIH awards US$2 million grant to Embolx’ pressure-directed embolization device research

The US National Institute of Health (NIH)'s National Cancer Institute has awarded a US$2 million grant to medical device company Embolx. The Small Business...