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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...

2010-05-20 09:20:00

MADISON, Conn., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular Insights announced today that it has won approval for use of the CE Mark on its ClariVein® Occlusion Catheter, paving the way for marketing of the device in Europe. The ClariVein® Occlusion Catheter is an infusion catheter system intended for the treatment of incompetent veins. Infusion is through an opening at the distal end of the catheter and fluid delivery is enhanced by the use of a rotating dispersion...

2010-05-20 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today the completion of the first clinical cases using the new Eagle Eye® Platinum digital IVUS catheter. The procedures were performed in seven centers within the United States. Commercial launch of Eagle Eye® Platinum in the U.S. is expected in June 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/SF08130) "Our customer research of the most important...

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...

2010-05-18 06:59:00

HALMSTAD, Sweden, May 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - With Photo The Redsense safety device is now cleared by FDA for Home/Self use and is consequently available to all patients with home hemodialysis in the US. Redsense safety device is designed to detect venous needle dislodgement during hemodialysis and its use has already improved in-clinic patient safety. Optimizing safety conditions for home hemodialysis users is a core ambition for Redsense Medical. (Photo:...

2010-05-13 09:36:00

DIAMOND BAR, California, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosense Webster, Inc. will underline its leadership position in the electrophysiology market and underscore its commitment to electrophysiologists and their catheter ablation practices at the 2010 Heart Rhythm Meeting. Heart Rhythm is the most important scientific meeting in the field of Electrophysiology and will be held in Denver, CO, USA from May 12th to 15th. This year, Biosense Webster, Inc. will be showcasing its cutting...

2010-05-13 09:34:00

WATERLOO, Belgium, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - State-of-the-Art Irrigated Ablation Catheter Offers a Unique Design and Industry Leading Cooling Efficiency Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today the completion of the first clinical cases with the new THERMOCOOL(R) SF Irrigated Ablation catheter in the European Union, following recent CE Mark approval. The THERMOCOOL(R) SF catheter is the most advanced...

2010-05-11 15:05:00

ST. LOUIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS) today announces the introduction of its new Vdrive(TM), an expansion of its Magnetic Navigation platform that facilitates remote manipulation of diagnostic devices used during electrophysiology (EP) procedures. The company is planning to preview the Vdrive at the HRS meeting this week, and will be commercially available when regulatory processes are complete. During complex ablation procedures,...

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2010-04-29 09:55:00

British doctors have successfully completed the first remote-controlled heart operation, using a robot to help correct a patient's irregular heart rhythm in less than an hour. The operation was performed by Andre Ng, a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital. Ng used a robotic arm known as the Catheter Robotics Remote Catheter Manipulation System to guide a thin tube into the veins in the heart to remove problematic tissues, thus eliminating the...

2010-03-23 06:45:00

Antimicrobial, Safety Devices and PICCs to Drive Market Growth VANCOUVER, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new global report series by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for vascular access devices and accessories was valued at just over $3 billion in 2009 and is estimated to reach over $4.6 billion by 2016. The peripherally-inserted-central-catheters (PICCs) and midlines market is...


Latest catheters Reference Libraries

Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

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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