Tag: Shockwave Medical

Shockwave Medical enrols first patient in Disrupt BTK II study for...

Shockwave Medical has announced the start of the Disrupt BTK II postmarket study to assess the safety, effectiveness and optimal clinical use of the...

CMS increases hospital outpatient payment for peripheral intravascular lithotripsy

Shockwave Medical has announced that, as part of the calendar year 2022 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, the Centers for...

VIVA 2021: IVL “consistently” treats real-world calcium in multiple peripheral vessel...

An interim analysis from the DISRUPT PAD III observational study showed that intravascular lithotripsy (IVL; Shockwave Medical) performs “consistently well” across challenging peripheral vessels,...

Shockwave Medical announces that CMS has created new codes for intravascular...

Shockwave Medical announced today that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new codes for intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) procedures performed in...

Intra-arterial calcification poses “one of the biggest challenges” for endovascular therapy

Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand) provides perspective on the first results from the Disrupt PAD III observational registry that were presented at the Charing...

Abiomed invests $15 million in Shockwave Medical

A press release reports that Abiomed is to invest US$15 million in Shockwave Medical and the two companies will collaborate on a training and...

Novel approach in treating stenotic peripheral arteries shown to be safe...

Twelve-month data prove that intravascular lithotripsy; a novel approach using pulsatile sonic pressure waves to modify intimal and medium calcium in stenotic peripheral arteries,...

“Fantastic” live case demonstrates potential value of intravascular lithotripsy

In an exciting session at the Charing Cross Symposium (CX; 24-27 April, London, UK), the audience witnessed the demonstration of a novel treatment strategy...

First US patient treated in vascular study of Lithoplasty technology

PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute has enrolled the first US patient in a trial assessing the safety and effectiveness of a new type of approach for...