Tag: FDA

CIRSE

CIRSE updates position on paclitaxel use in peripheral arteries

The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) has released a statement on the use of paclitaxel-coated balloons and stents in the treatment...
embosphere

Merit’s Embosphere microspheres receive expanded indication to control haemorrhaging in the...

The FDA has cleared an expanded indication of Embosphere microspheres (Merit Medical) for the embolization of blood vessels to occlude blood flow in the...
Gottlieb

Scott Gottlieb resigns as head of US FDA

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Scott Gottlieb, has unexpectedly resigned after serving just shy of two years in the...
MANTA

US FDA grants premarket approval of MANTA vascular closure device

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given premarket approval (PMA) for the MANTA vascular closure device from Teleflex. This device is the...

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,...
shutdown

US government shutdown disrupting FDA work

The US government shutdown means the country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cannot accept new user fees, which means the agency cannot accept new...

US FDA plan shakeup of its 510(k) clearance programme

The US FDA has announced plans to modernise its 510(k) clearance programme for approving medical devices for the US market. Data show that about...
Rivaroxaban

Rivaroxaban receives peripheral arterial disease indication in Europe and USA

Rivaroxaban (brand name Xarelto, Bayer) has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Commission to reduce risks in...

Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft receives FDA approval

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft system (Medtronic) for the minimally invasive repair of all lesions...
ProVu

Acessa Health wins FDA nod for 3rd generation ProVu

Acessa Health has announced that the company has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its third generation Acessa ProVu radiofrequency ablation...
warning

Cook Medical announces successful resolution of 2014 FDA warning letter

Cook Medical has announced that it received a close-out letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) resolving a 2014 warning letter for...

Impede embolization plug gets US FDA clearance

Shape Memory Medical announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Impede embolization plug. The device...

Thailand FDA approves new indication for Guerbet’s Lipiodol Ultra-Fluide

Guerbet has announced that the Thailand FDA has given approval of a new indication for Lipiodol Ultra-Fluide for selective hepatic intra-arterial injection for visualisation,...

US FDA grants Medtronic investigational device exemption for new In.Pact Admiral...

Medtronic has received an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a study of the In.Pact Admiral...

Teleflex gets US FDA nod for Arrow VPS Rhythm with optional...

Teleflex has announced that its Arrow VPS Rhythm device with optional TipTracker technology has been issued 510(k) clearance so that the device can be...

NICE collaborates with US FDA on Payer Communication Taskforce

  NICE’s Scientific Advice programme will work with companies looking to attain both FDA approval and payer coverageThe UK’s National Institute for Health and Care...

Spectranetics gets CE mark for Stellarex 0.014” drug-coated balloon

Spectranetics has announced that its Stellarex 0.014” drug-coated angioplasty balloon has received the CE mark. The device is designed to treat small vessels, below-the...

Medtronic gets FDA clearance of new lower profile HawkOne 6F directional...

Medtronic has received US FDA 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne directional atherectomy system in a new size for treating patients with peripheral artery disease....

Medtronic receives US FDA clearance for TrailBlazer angled peripheral support catheter

Medtronic has announced that the US FDA has cleared the TrailBlazer angled support catheter for use in the peripheral vascular system. Support catheters such...

Cook Medical issues global recall of Roadrunner UniGlide hydrophilic wire guides...

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that Dutch company DSM Biomedical BV—Cook Medical’s supplier of hydrophilic coating for the Roadrunner Uniglide hydrophilic...