Evaluating progress with next-generation techniques across multiple pathologies.
Surgical Approaches to Repair of Aberrant Subclavian Artery and Kommerell Diverticulum
Highlighting the evolution of repair of aberrant subclavian artery and symptomatic Kommerell diverticulum with aneurysmal degeneration, from open repair to a hybrid approach to the future of total endovascular repair.
Javairiah Fatima, MD, FACS, FSVS
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Randomized Controlled Trial Compares Nitinol Stents Versus Bypass in Long Femoropopliteal Lesions
December 13, 2019—Investigators from Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria, conducted a study that sought to compare patency rates and clinical outcomes of endovascular therapy using nitinol stents and primary vein bypass in long femoropopliteal lesions.
Effect of BMI Evaluated in Outcomes of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke
December 12, 2019—A post hoc analysis of the MR CLEAN trial evaluated the association of body mass index (BMI) and outcomes after endovascular treatment (EVT) in acute ischemic stroke patients with large vessel occlusion (LVO) and assessed whether BMI affects the benefit of EVT.
Financing Will Support Commercialization of Imperative Care’s Stroke Treatments
December 10, 2019—Imperative Care, Inc. announced that it has completed the initial closing of an $85 million Series C financing round to support the commercial launch of the company’s portfolio, which is composed of neurovascular devices to treat ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes.
First Patient Enrolled in LimFlow’s PROMISE II United States Pivotal Study
December 10, 2019—LimFlow SA announced that the first patient has been treated in PROMISE II, the company’s United States pivotal trial of the LimFlow percutaneous deep vein arterialization (pDVA) system for the treatment of chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI).
AVLS Issues Recommendations on Ultrasound Testing for Venous Insufficiency of Lower Extremities
December 10, 2019—The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) issued a statement on behalf of the AVLS Ultrasound Section advising that all testing for venous insufficiency of the lower extremities should be done in the standing position, unless constrained by physical limitations of the patient.
Outcomes Published From Large Case Series of Complex AAA Treated With Terumo Aortic’s Fenestrated Anaconda Endograft
December 9, 2019—Findings from an assessment of the technical and clinical outcomes of the Fenestrated Anaconda endograft device (Terumo Aortic) in a large international case series were published online ahead of print in Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS) by Arne de Niet, MD, et al, on behalf of the Fenestrated Anaconda Study Group.
Two-Year Data Reported for Avenu’s Ellipsys Vascular Access System
December 5, 2019—Access Solutions, a provider of patient advocacy consulting services in the dialysis industry, announced the publication of a study reporting high levels of patient satisfaction with a minimally invasive endovascular approach to creating vascular access for patients who require hemodialysis.
Published 12-Month TOBA II Data Support Intact Vascular’s Tack Endovascular System
December 3, 2019—Twelve-month results from the TOBA II study of Intact Vascular, Inc.’s Tack endovascular system were published by William A. Gray, MD, et al in Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Interventions.
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