Tag: Atherectomy

HawkOne atherectomy

Medtronic recalls HawkOne directional atherectomy system due to risk of tip...

According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Medtronic is recalling its HawkOne directional atherectomy system. The FDA has identified the recall as a...

Avinger announces FDA clearance of Pantheris for the treatment of in-stent...

Avinger recently announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new clinical indication for the...

BD announces 510(k) clearance of expanded indications for the Rotarex atherectomy...

BD recently announced it has received 510(k) clearance for expanded indications from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Rotarex atherectomy system. The...
Cardiovascular Systems

First patient treated with Cardiovascular Systems’ ViperCross peripheral support catheter

Cardiovascular Systems recently announced that the first patient has been successfully treated with its ViperCross peripheral support catheter. Billy J Kim (The Surgical Clinic, Nashville,...
Biotronik

Biotronik expands range of peripheral introducer sheaths

Biotronik has announced the expansion of the Fortress reinforced introducer sheath line, which is now available in 7- and 8Fr-compatible sizes in the USA...

Directional atherectomy prior to IN.PACT DCB effective out to one year,...

A vessel preparation treatment strategy of directional atherectomy prior to drug-coated balloon angioplasty with Medtronic’s IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) in long, calcified femoropoliteal...

Straub Medical announces first patient treated in USA with Rotarex S atherectomy device 

Straub Medical (United States), the US direct-sales subsidiary of Straub Medical AG (Switzerland), has announced the launch and first intervention performed with the Rotarex S...
Interventional News for specialists

Cardiovascular Systems introduces peripheral orbital atherectomy system with GlideAssist in Europe

Cardiovascular Systems announced today that the first patient in Europe has been treated with its Stealth 360 peripheral orbital atherectomy system (OAS) 1.25mm Micro...

VIVA 2019: Revolutions system meets primary and safety endpoints in REVEAL...

Findings from the REVEAL study confirm a favourable safety and effectiveness profile through six months for the Revolution peripheral atherectomy system from Rex Medical....

First European patients treated with Peripheral Orbital atherectomy system

The first patients in Germany have been treated with its Stealth 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS; Cardiovascular Systems Inc). The German cases represent...

Consider intravascular lithotripsy when treating calcified femoropopliteal arteries

 Treating severely calcified arteries by endovascular means is still a challenge, although atherectomy, stents and lithotripsy are all techniques that are employed.  Lithotripsy (also...
Interventional News for specialists

IVUS outperforms angiography in dissection detection post-PTA

The iDissection Classification trial results published in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology have shown that with the use of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) investigators were...

LIMBO-ATX trial studying Bullfrog device in critical limb ischaemia patients completes...

Mercator MedSystems has announced completion of enrolment in the company’s LIMBO-ATX (Lower-limb adventitial infusion of dexamethasone via Bullfrog to reduce occurrence of restenosis after...
Interventional News for specialists

Ra Medical receives approval in Europe for Dabra atherectomy system

Ra Medical has announced receiving CE mark approval for the Dabra atherectomy system with catheter. Atherectomy is the removal of the plaque from the arteries,...