Biotronik announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE mark of its Oscar (One Solution: Cross. Adjust. Restore) multifunctional peripheral catheter.
Abbott and Cardiovascular Systems (CSI) have announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire CSI. Under terms of the agreement, CSI stockholders will receive US$20 per common share at a total expected equity value of approximately US$890 million.
Karim Abd El Tawab (Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt) wrote about his experiences using interventional radiology (IR) techniques, including ablation and coil embolization, to treat pelvic varicosities in women.
The Magic Touch percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) sirolimus drug-coated balloon catheter (DCB) has received investigational device exemption (IDE) for the treatment of below-the-knee (BTK) atherosclerotic lesions in peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
A number of speakers took to the stage at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapies (ISET; 16–19 January 2023, Miami Beach, USA) to debate the ‘ambulatory shift’ that is currently taking place in the interventional space.
Riad Salem (Northwestern University, Chicago, USA) took to the PAIRS podium to give insight into a new frontier in IO—yttrium 90 (Y90) microspheres to deliver targeted radiation to glioblastoma.
Mina S Makary (Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, USA) and Warren A Campbell IV (Ohio State University, also Columbus) share their take on the impact histotripsy stands to make on the ablation space within IO.
Few adverse events are connected to the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters to help prevent deep vein blood clots from developing into pulmonary embolisms (PE), according to the findings of the PRESERVE trial.
Clinical Laserthermia Systems Americas (CLS)’s Tranberg thermal therapy system will be evaluated for safety and efficacy in treating low- to medium-risk prostate cancer patients outside of a hospital setting.
During the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO) 2023 annual scientific meeting (19–23 January, Washington DC, USA), a panel of speakers delivered presentations on why patient-centred care is important, and how to provide it most effectively.