Tag: thrombectomy

Surmodics

Pounce thrombectomy system first-in-human data show 100% technical success in early...

Surmodics has announced that its Pounce thrombectomy system achieved 100% technical success in 20 first-in-human (FIH) procedures. The FIH data were presented by Gary...

Profligacy and dangerous misconceptions in dialysis access

Scott Trerotola (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), who will be awarded a Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Gold Medal in June 2022, raises some...

Penumbra announces the European launch of the Indigo system with Lightning...

Penumbra has announced that its Indigo aspiration system with Lightning 7 and Lightning 12 have secured CE mark and are now commercially available in...
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Truvic announces US FDA 510(k) clearance for Prodigy thrombectomy system

Truvic Medical, a subsidiary of Imperative Care, announced in a press release that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug...
Cordis

Cordis makes strategic investment in E2, a developer of next-generation thrombectomy...

Cordis has announced a strategic investment venture that will expand the scope of the global cardiovascular technology company into the venous thromboembolism (VTE) market...
CardioVascular Systems CSI

Cardiovascular Systems partners with Innova Vascular to develop full line of...

Cardiovascular Systems Inc (CSI) recently announced it has partnered with Innova Vascular (Innova) to develop a full line of novel thrombectomy devices.  According to a...

AVF 2022: Six-month CLOUT data indicate ClotTriever can effectively remove full...

Six-month outcomes from the ongoing CLOUT registry demonstrate the “safety and efficacy” of the ClotTriever thrombectomy system (Inari Medical) in a real-world deep vein...

Mechanical thrombectomy shown to restore more function than medication alone following...

A new study from Japan has become the first randomised controlled trial (RCT) to demonstrate the effectiveness of endovascular mechanical thrombectomy procedures in patients...

ISC 2022: Global EXCELLENT study “shows how much stroke thrombectomy has...

Mechanical removal of blood clots reduced post-stroke disability in nearly half of “all-comer” real-world stroke patients in a global study, according to preliminary late-breaking...

Akura Medical closes US$25M Series A1 funding round

Akura Medical has announced the closing of its $25M Series A1 financing, which will be used to support the development of its next-generation thrombectomy device. The financing...
rapid medical distals study

Rapid Medical to initiate trial expanding thrombectomy treatment across distal regions...

Rapid Medical today announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) approval for what it claims is the first-ever trial to...
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Phenox highlights benefits of longer stentriever devices with new study results

Following its acceptance into Frontiers in Neurology, Phenox has announced the results of a paper exploring the benefit of choosing a longer stentriever for...
Surmodics

Surmodics announces successful first patient use of Pounce thrombectomy system

Surmodics has announced that J. Michael Bacharach, a vascular interventionalist/cardiologist at North Central Heart, a division of Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, USA,...
Angiodynamics

AngioDynamics receives 510(k) clearance for AlphaVac mechanical thrombectomy system

AngioDynamics recently announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the AlphaVac mechanical thrombectomy system. According to...

Mermaid Medical Group reports full commercialisation of the D-Clot HD rotational...

Mermaid Medical Group recently announced US commercial availability of the D-Clot HD rotational thrombectomy system. As of 12 January, the company reports 25 successful...

Philips launches QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy system for blood clot removal in...

Royal Philips has announced the launch of the QuickClear mechanical thrombectomy system. The single-use system delivers an all-in-one aspiration pump and catheter to remove...

Veryan Medical to support commercialisation of Jeti thrombectomy system in Germany

It was recently announced that Veryan Medical will support Walk Vascular in the commercialisation of the Jeti peripheral thrombectomy system in Germany. Walk Vascular’s Jeti...

FDA clears Aspire MAX mechanical thrombectomy system

Control Medical Technology has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Aspire MAX 7 – 11F mechanical thrombectomy...
Interventional News for specialists

Training IRs to perform thrombectomies maintains quality of stroke care and...

Training interventional radiologists to perform endovascular thrombectomies results in positive outcomes for patients experiencing stroke, according to a study presented at the Society of...
Interventional News for specialists

Preliminary in vitro data is promising for Anaconda Biomed’s advanced thrombectomy...

Preliminary in vitro data on Anaconda Biomed’s advanced thrombectomy system showed that the reperfusion rates with this novel system outperformed competing mechanical thrombectomy devices...

A call to arms: Recruit physicians with endovascular skills to treat...

 “There are simply not enough trained specialists to treat stroke patients in the US. We need to recruit physicians with endovascular skills—interventional cardiologists,...

Leading interventional radiology societies call for expanded stroke training

In a joint, global position statement, the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) and the Interventional Radiology...
Interventional News for specialists

Penumbra launches JET 7 and Penumbra JET D in USA

Penumbra has announced US commercial availability of the Penumbra JET 7 and Penumbra JET D Reperfusion Catheters powered by the Penumbra ENGINE aspiration source....

Strike now to perform stroke thrombectomy

Should interventional radiologists up-skill to perform emergency stroke thrombectomy and help deliver stroke services? And if they did, would the increase in the number...

New products showcased at SIR 2018

There were several devices in the New Product Showcase at the Society of Interventional Radiology's Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles, USA. Among these...

New ischaemic stroke guidelines widen mechanical thrombectomy window to 24 hours...

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association released updated ischaemic stroke guidelines that were published in Stroke, and released during the International Stroke...

New UK guidance on training IR to speed up roll out...

Emergency mechanical thrombectomy dramatically increases a stroke patient’s chance of a full recovery. The UK does not have enough skilled doctors to provide the procedure....

ASTER trial finds “no increased rate of revascularisation” with stent retriever...

The ASTER randomised clinical trial that examined the effect of endovascular contact aspiration vs. stent retriever on revascularisation in patients with acute ischaemic stroke...

ASTER results support use of Penumbra aspiration as frontline thrombectomy therapy...

Penumbra has announced the presentation of the results of the ASTER trial, the first independent, prospective, randomised trial comparing the use of Penumbra’s aspiration...