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2010-05-25 01:00:00

NATICK, Mass., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced CE Mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its NC Quantum Apex(TM) PTCA Dilatation Balloon Catheter. The Company plans to launch the product in European markets this week and in the U.S. next month. The NC Quantum Apex Catheter is a high-performance, post-dilatation balloon catheter developed specifically to address physicians' needs in optimizing coronary stent...

2010-05-24 03:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today the company's plans to highlight its new product launches, presence in live cases, and participation in late breaking trials during EuroPCR from May 25 - 28 in Paris. "Through both imaging and therapy, Volcano continues to lead the way in providing innovative solutions to best meet the complex needs of the interventional vascular physician and their patients," said Michel Lussier, Group President...

2010-05-19 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the U.S. and European launches of the Sterling(®) SL PTA Balloon Dilatation Catheter, a high-performance balloon dilatation catheter designed for use in peripheral angioplasty procedures below the knee. The Company plans to launch the product immediately in both markets. The Sterling SL Balloon Catheter was developed specifically to address physicians' needs in...

2010-04-27 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision intravascular therapy guidance tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, announced today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with AngioScore for its AngioSculpt® PTCA Scoring Balloon Catheter for coronary indications in Japan. This is the first of what Volcano believes...

2010-02-25 08:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. (TMI) announced today that it has received FDA clearance for its newest product, the Glider(TM) balloon catheter, for percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of lesions in the peripheral vasculature including the iliac, femoral, ilio-femoral, popliteal, infra-popliteal, and renal arteries. Approximately 12 million Americans are affected by peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Those patients suffer from chronic pain,...

2010-01-27 14:28:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD, Inc. has entered into a co-marketing and trademark license agreement with B. Braun Melsungen AG (Melsungen, Germany) to promote the Paccocath® technology, a unique and clinically tested technology used to treat blocked vessels without stenting. The Paccocath technology has been shown in multiple clinical trials to keep the artery open wider (reduce late lumen loss) over time in patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease and...

2009-12-08 13:21:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: European Markets for Interventional Cardiology 2009 (15 Countries) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0166830/European-Markets-for-Interventional-Cardiology-2009-15-Countries.html In 2008, the European market for interventional cardiology was valued at over Euro1.5 billion. The interventional cardiology market includes drug-eluting stents, bare-metal stents, PTCA...

2009-11-18 11:46:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Cardiovascular Catheters and Systems - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164279/Cardiovascular-Catheters-and-Systems---Global-Market-Opportunities.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The world cardiovascular catheters and systems market rides on a wave of technological advancements associated with...

2009-11-17 12:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. European Markets for Peripheral Vascular Devices 2009 (15 Countries) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164163/European-Markets-for-Peripheral-Vascular-Devices-2009-(15-Countries).html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire In 2008, the European market for peripheral vascular devices was valued at euro 623 million, an increase of 3.4% over...

2009-07-30 07:01:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. (TMI) announced today CE mark approval of its second product, a novel coronary dilatation catheter, designed to improve the treatment of patients with complex coronary disease at or near side branches. The product will be marketed under the name Glider(TM). The Glider(TM) is a first-in-class balloon dilatation catheter with a torquable shaft and novel tip design. These features permit the Glider(TM) to cross through tight...


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Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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