DAIC Articles

Sep 22, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Biotronik Studies Demonstrate Efficacy of Minimizing Metal Burden in SFA Therapy

“Physicians demonstrated that reducing metal burden in superficial femoral artery (SFA) therapy could effectively reduce restenosis rates, according to results from various Biotronik studies.”

Sep 21, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Tryton Side Branch Stent Recognized With Premier Technology Breakthrough Award

“Cardinal Health and Tryton Medical Inc. announced that the Tryton coronary Side Branch Stent was recognized by healthcare improvement company Premier Inc. with the Technology Breakthrough Award.”

Sep 20, 2017 | DAIC Articles
DISRUPT BTK Study Shows Positive Results With Lithoplasty in Calcified Lesions Below the Knee

“Shockwave Medical reported positive results from the DISRUPT BTK Study, which were presented at the annual Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) congress, Sept. 16-20 in Copenhagen, Denmark.”

Sep 20, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Lesion Preparation Via Atherectomy Enhances Paclitaxel Distribution in Calcified Peripheral Arteries

“Not-for-profit preclinical research institute CBSET announced that its scientists have published data and analyses providing critical insights into the barrier effects of calcified plaque on drug delivery and the treatment success of adjunctive lesion preparation therapy.”

Sep 18, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Sentinel Cerebral Protection System Significantly Reduces Stroke and Mortality in TAVR

“Claret Medical announced publication of a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Interventions that underscores the role of the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (CPS) in significantly reducing the early occurrence of stroke associated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).”

Sep 18, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Two-Year ILLUMENATE Trial Data Demonstrate Efficacy of Stellarex Drug-Coated Balloon

“Philips announced the two-year results from the ILLUMENATE European randomized clinical trial (EU RCT) demonstrating the efficacy of Philips Spectranetics’ Stellarex .035-inch drug-coated balloon (DCB) for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in comparison to uncoated balloon angioplasty.”

Sep 18, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Corindus Announces First Patient Enrolled in PRECISION GRX Registry

“Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced first patient enrollment in the PRECISION GRX Registry, a post-market study to continue market surveillance of the company’s second-generation CorPath GRX System.”

Sep 18, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Fysicon Receives FDA Approval for QMAPP Hemodynamic Monitoring System

“Fysicon announced that it has been granted 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its QMAPP hemodynamic monitoring system.”

Sep 14, 2017 | DAIC Articles
VIDEO: Transcatheter Closure of Holes in the Heart

“Zayad Hijazi, M.D., MPH, MSCAI, FACC, director of the cardiac program and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Sidra Medical and Research Center in Doha, Qatar, discusses the latest technologies for ASD and PFO closure at ACC.17.”

Sep 14, 2017 | DAIC Articles
Mississippi Surgical and Vascular Center Uses Toshiba Ultimax-i FPD to Save Patients’ Limbs

“The southern U.S. sees some of the highest numbers of chronic medical conditions, such as peripheral artery disease which can result in the loss of a limb.”