Europe’s LimFlow Hires a COO and Opens Bay Area Office

LimFlow Expands Senior Management Team And Opens Silicon Valley Office PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LimFlow SA, developer of minimally-invasive technology for the treatment of end-stage critical limb ischemia (CLI), a severe form of peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced the expansion of the company’s senior management team. Sophie Humbert, PhD, has been appointed […]

Cagent Vascular Completes Enrollment of PRELUDE Study Using Serranator Device

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cagent Vascular, a developer of next generation technology for vessel dilatation in cardiovascular disease interventions, including the FDA 510(k) cleared Serranator® Alto PTA Serration Balloon Catheter, announces the completion of enrollment in the First-in-Human PRELUDE Study. The purpose of this prospective, single-arm, multicenter feasibility study is to show […]

Philips announces the relaunch of its Pioneer Plus catheter, the only re-entry device with intravascular ultrasound guidance

Phillips News Release AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced the relaunch of its innovative Pioneer Plus catheter, the first and only re-entry device with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) capabilities and needle deployment designed to assist arterial vessel intervention. IVUS captures images of vessels in the […]

RA Medical’ DABRA Begins First Commercial, FDA-Cleared, In-Patient Use

NEW ORLEANS, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ra Medical Systems, makers of cardiovascular and dermatology catheters and excimer lasers, today announced the commercial launch in the United States of the Company’s groundbreaking DABRA™ System for the treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease. This follows FDA clearance earlier this week. Dr. Athar Ansari of the California […]

First-in-Man study of novel sirolimus-coated balloon completes enrolment

PCRonline/News/Industry Press Releases Med Alliance has announced completion on schedule of patient enrolment in the First-in-Man (FIM) study of SELUTION™, a novel sirolimus-coated balloon.  50 patients have been enrolled between 26 October 2016 and 23 May 2017 across four German centres: Franziskus Krankenhaus, Berlin; Evangelisches Krankenhaus Hubertus, Berlin; Vivantes Klinikum […]

FDA Grants Market Clearance to RA Medical’s New PAD System

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In an effort to battle Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), the leading cause of limb amputations, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it has granted market clearance to Ra Medical Systems, makers of excimer lasers and catheters for cardiovascular and dermatological diseases, for the Company’s groundbreaking […]

Medtronic Enrolls First Patient in Study of IN.PACT(TM) AV Access Drug-Coated Balloon in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease

GlobalNewsWire DUBLIN – May 24, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the IN.PACT(TM) AV Access Drug-Coated Balloon (DCB) study for use in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the investigational device exemption […]

Lombard Medical (LMT.L) Announces First Patient Enrolled And Treated In The ALTITUDE Registry For The Altura Stent Graft System

OXFORDSHIRE, U.K.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lombard Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVAR), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair products, today announced that it has enrolled and treated the first patient in its global registry to evaluate its Altura® Endograft System. The ALTITUDE registry (ALTura Impact on the Treatment of Abdominal Aortic […]