News | 02.12.20
Study Reports Impact of Diabetes on 5-Year Outcomes After Endovascular Therapy for PAD
February 12, 2020—Findings from a study evaluating the long-term impact of diabetes mellitus in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who underwent endovascular therapy were published by Michael S. Lee, MD, et al in Vascular Medicine (2020;25:33–40).
News | 02.10.20
One-Year Outcomes Published From CLI Substudy of LIBERTY 360º
February 10, 2020—One-year findings from a critical limb ischemia (CLI) subanalysis of the LIBERTY 360º study were published by Jihad A. Mustapha, MD, et al in Vascular Health and Risk Management, the official journal of the International Society of Vascular Health (2020;16:57–66). The study evaluated peripheral endovascular device intervention with any FDA-cleared device in CLI patients.
News | 01.30.20
Real-World Data Presented for VentureMed’s Flex Vessel Prep System to Treat Long CTOs
January 30, 2020—VentureMed Group, Inc. announced that data for the company’s Flex vessel preparation (VP) system were presented at ISET 2020, the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy held January 22–25 in Hollywood, Florida.
News | 01.29.20
Interim Long-Term Safety Data Presented for BD’s Lutonix 014 DCB in BTK Arteries
January 29, 2020—BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announced the presentation of interim findings from the Lutonix BTK investigational device exemption trial of the company’s Lutonix 014 drug-coated balloon (DCB) versus standard balloon angioplasty for treatment of below-the-knee (BTK) arteries.
News | 01.28.20
One-Year TINTIN Data Presented for iVascular’s Luminor DCB and iVolution Stent
January 28, 2020—iVascular, based in Barcelona, Spain, announced that 1-year clinical outcomes of the TINTIN trial were presented by Principal Investigator Koen Deloose, MD, at LINC 2020, the Leipzig Interventional Course held January 28–31 in Leipzig, Germany.
News | 01.22.20
Systematic Review Supports Statin Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia
January 22, 2020—Findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of statins in the critical limb ischemia (CLI) population were published online ahead of print by Damianos G. Kokkinidis, MD, et al in Vascular Medicine.
News | 01.21.20
Ra Medical Gains IDE to Conduct Pivotal Laser Atherectomy Trial of the DABRA System
January 21, 2020—Ra Medical Systems, Inc. announced approval from FDA that the company has provided sufficient data to support an investigational device exemption trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the company’s DABRA (Destruction of Arteriosclerotic Blockages by laser Radiation Ablation) excimer laser system for use as an atherectomy device for the treatment of peripheral vascular stenoses.
News | 01.21.20
SoundBite Crossing System for Treating Peripheral CTOs Receives FDA Clearance
January 21, 2020—SoundBite Medical Solutions Inc. announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the SoundBite crossing system with active wire technology for use in the treatment of peripheral chronic total occlusions.
News | 01.16.20
PATHFINDER I Registry Will Study AngioDynamics’ Auryon Atherectomy System
January 16, 2020—AngioDynamics, Inc. announced the launch of the PATHFINDER I postmarket registry, which will enroll a total of 100 patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) treated with the company’s Auryon atherectomy system in a postmarket setting with 36-month follow-up.
News | 01.15.20
Vascular Medicine Consult Registry Launched for the SVS Vascular Quality Initiative
January 15, 2020—The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), the SVS Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI), and the American Heart Association (AHA) announced the introduction of the Vascular Medicine Consult (VMC) registry for the VQI—a collaboration of the SVS Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the Society for Vascular Medicine, and AHA.
News | 01.15.20
New Paclitaxel Meta-Analysis Questions Safety in CLI Population; Concerns Voiced as to Methods
January 15, 2020—In the wake of a year spent scrutinizing the finding of a mortality signal related to paclitaxel-coated balloons and stents in the superficial femoral artery (SFA), a new publication again calls the safety of paclitaxel into question, only this time in the critical limb ischemia (CLI) population.
News | 01.13.20
German Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival With Paclitaxel-Coated Devices Used for Femoropopliteal Artery Revascularization
January 13, 2020—The rapid adoption of the use of paclitaxel-coated devices to treat patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) has resulted in higher long-term survival, better amputation-free survival, and lower rates of major cardiovascular events, concluded investigators of a retrospective, propensity score-matched cohort analysis of German health insurance claims.
News | 01.10.20
Enrollment Completed in PRESTIGE BTK Trial of MedAlliance’s Selution SLR Device
January 10, 2020—MedAlliance announced the completion of patient enrollment in the PRESTIGE below-the-knee clinical trial, which is evaluating the 6-month safety and performance outcomes of the company’s Selution SLR sirolimus-eluting balloon catheter for the treatment of long tibial occlusive lesions (TASC C & D) in patients with critical limb ischemia.
News | 01.07.20
Infrapop‐CTO Score Developed to Predict Success of Anterograde Crossing in CLI Patients
January 7, 2020—The development and validation of the Infrapop‐CTO Score, a predictive score for anterograde crossing of infrapopliteal chronic total occlusions (CTOs), were described in an article published by Damianos G. Kokkinidis, MD, et al in Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions.
News | 01.07.20
ESVS Publishes 2020 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Acute Limb Ischemia
January 7, 2020—The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) announced the publication of the “ESVS 2020 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Management of Acute Limb Ischemia” online ahead of print in European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery (EJVES) by Martin Björck, MD, et al.
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