NuVera Medical this week said it has successfully completed the first-in-human implantation of its NuVision intracardiac echocardiography catheter. The NuVision ICE Catheter is designed for rapid, real-time 3D, multi-planar insights into the structural heart and cardiac ablation procedures, according to the company. It features a wide, 90º by … [Read more...] about NuVera implants first NuVision ICE Catheter
Paratubing is a form of tubing that is made from two or more round tubes that are conjoined during extrusion. Paratubing, also called parallel tubing, comes in a wide range of thermoplastics and designs with electrical properties and signal carrying capabilities. The tubes are produced as multiple single lumen PVC tubes that are longitudinally … [Read more...] about What is paratubing?
Freudenberg Medical today said it is expanding its tri-layer and multi-layer capabilities within its VistaMed business unit. VistaMed's tri-layer tubing is made on precision multi-layer extrusion lines in a Class 8 cleanroom. The tubing is designed with a low coefficient of friction and the inner lumen material and material layer allow for easy … [Read more...] about VistaMed launches tri-layer, multi-layer tubing
PreCardia today said it received FDA breakthrough device designation for its catheter-based system that treats volume overload in patients with acutely decompensated heart failure. The PreCardia system is designed to rapidly and effectively reduce congestion in the venous system to improve overall cardiorenal function. Patient benefits can … [Read more...] about PreCardia receives FDA breakthrough device designation for catheter-based heart failure treatment
Miracor Medical this week said its Pisco Impulse Catheter and Pisco Impulse Console have received CE mark approval. Pisco therapy is delivered by interventional cardiologists in a primary percutaneous coronary intervention procedure in patients that are experiencing anterior ST-elevated myocardial infarction. The system works to reduce the … [Read more...] about Miracor Medical PiSCO system wins CE mark
Thermedical today said it received approval from Health Canada and the FDA for its degassed saline for use in its Saline Enhanced Radiofrequency (SERF) Ablation system and Durablate catheter. The catheter is currently being studied for the treatment of ventricular tachycardia. SERF ablation using the Durablate catheter is a treatment option for … [Read more...] about FDA approves degassed saline with retractable needle catheter for cardiac ablation
MIVI Neuroscience won FDA approval to start a human clinical study of its MIVI Q aspiration catheter in the U.S. The EVaQ Study V catheter's ability to remove thrombus and blockages that can cause large vessel occlusions in arteries of the brain. This study is a single-arm study with planned patient enrollment in up to 12 clinical centers in … [Read more...] about MIVI Neurosciences wins FDA approval for aspiration catheter clinical study
Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) has launched its Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath for peripheral arterial and venous procedures. The device features a 1 Fr wall thickness sheath made from braided single-lumen tubing that is fitted with a female lure hub at the proximal end and a formed atraumatic distal tip. The thin wall reduces the size of the … [Read more...] about BD launches Halo One thin-walled guiding sheath
Qosina is touting tubing for prototyping and large-seal production requirements. The tubing is medical-grade, high quality and packaged in small or large coils. They are available in a diverse range of materials, including PVC, DEHP-free PVC, silicone, FEP and HDPE. Qosina's custom tubing comes in multilayer, universal bubble, single lumen … [Read more...] about Qosina touts prototyping tubing
Health providers use echogenic catheters to improve visibility in a number of ultrasound-guided catheterizations. The catheters have been used in many applications. For example, echogenic catheter-over-needle systems can be used for continuous nerve block. Echogenic catheters have also been used for ultrasound-guided embryo transfer in in vitro … [Read more...] about What is an echogenic catheter?