Tag: pulmonary embolism

SUNSET sPE thrombolysis trial completes enrolment phase

The “Standard versus ultrasound-assisted catheter thrombolysis for submassive pulmonary embolism” (SUNSET sPE) trial, a randomised, single-blinded clinical trial comparing ultrasound-assisted thrombolysis (USAT) to standard...
EXTRACT-PE

EXTRACT-PE an “important first study” for aspiration thrombectomy in acute PE...

Akhilesh Sista (New York, USA) talks to Interventional News at  VIVA 2019 (Vascular InterVentional Advances; 4–7 November, Las Vegas, USA) about the results of the EXTRACT-PE study, that were presented in a late-breaking...

VIVA 2019: Penumbra Indigo Aspiration system IDE trial for acute PE...

Penumbra today announced that the EXTRACT-PE trial successfully met the primary endpoints, demonstrating the safety and efficacy of the Indigo Aspiration system for aspiration...

Thrombolex announces first enrolment in early feasibility and safety study using...

Thrombolex has announced the enrolment of the first patient in their Early Feasibility and Safety Study, investigating the Bashir Endovascular Catheter for the treatment...

Thrombus dissolution with EKOS™ Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis™ in everyday clinical practice

 At the EKOS symposium at LINC 2019, Nils Kucher (Zurich, Switzerland), Houman Jalaie (Aachen, Germany) and Mert Dumantepe (Istanbul, Turkey) share their experiences in...

BTG acquires Novate Medical

BTG has announced it has acquired Novate Medical, a medical device company focused on the prevention of pulmonary embolism in patients at high risk...

One-year OPTALYSE PE results reinforce safety and efficacy of shorter, lower...

The study results with the Ekos system (BTG) were presented at the International Society on Endovascular Therapy (ISET; 3–7 February 2018, Florida, USA). The findings...
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BTG receives US FDA 510(k) clearance for Ekos control unit 4.0

BTG has announced that US FDA 510(k) clearance has been granted to the Ekos control unit 4.0. The Ekos system includes an ultrasonic device...

First US commercial placements of Angel catheter

Bio2 Medical has announced that the Angel catheter, a new device for the prevention of pulmonary embolism, was placed in two patients at St...