VentureMed Group, a privately held medical device innovator in access management for arteriovenous (AV) fistulas and grafts and vessel preparation for interventional treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) announced data presented at the VEITHsymposium, (15–19 November, New York, USA). Overall, the data presented demonstrated that Flex vessel prep used prior to balloon angioplasty improves 12-month […]
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The President’s Symposium at the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland (VSGBI) annual scientific meeting (23–25 November, Brighton, UK) featured Rob Sayers’ (University of Leicester, UK) presentation titled ‘CLTI CQUIN has raised the profile of PAD and will lead to fewer amputations’. Sayers’ take-home message for delegates was that the National Health Service (NHS)’s […]
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Genesis MedTech Group announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Chocolate Touch drug-coated balloon (DCB) percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) catheter, developed by TriReme Medical, for the treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and the popliteal artery. The Chocolate Touch DCB was shown […]
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September’s top 10 highlights a randomised trial that aims to examine early endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) in women, new radiation safety guidelines from the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS), and the latest data from renal denervation trials, among various other updates from the vascular surgery world. 1. WARRIORS randomised trial aims to examine early […]
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Biotronik has announced the first patient enrolment in the BIONETIC-I study of the safety and efficacy of the Dynetic-35 cobalt chromium balloon-expandable stent system for the treatment of atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease (PAD) lesions in the iliac arteries. The study will also evaluate the use of the stent system in association with Biotroniks’s Passeo-35 Xeo […]
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MedAlliance, with its Japanese partner MDK Medical, has completed enrolment in the clinical study of its novel sirolimus drug-eluting balloon (DEB), Selution SLR, for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This follows the acceptance of a Clinical Trial Notification (CTN) by Japan’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency (PMDA) in June 2020. The study involves […]
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Femoropopliteal bypass is associated with decreased reinterventions at one year compared to endovascular therapy in patients with advanced premature peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This is the primary conclusion of Tanner I Kim (Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, USA) and colleagues, writing in an article recently published online in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. The […]
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Rupert Bauersachs (Darmstadt, Germany) talks to Cardiovascular News about the VOYAGER-PAD trial, the results of which he presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 70th Annual Scientific Session (ACC.21, 15–17 May, virtual) and which highlighted a reduced risk of ischaemic events in peripheral artierial disease (PAD) patients receiving rivaroxaban. The analysis, presented by Bauersachs, focused […]
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