Confluent Medical this week announced it has opened a Complex Catheter Design and Development Center in Austin, Texas. The facility is a rapid-prototyping, development and pilot facility that expands the company's ability to provide customers with electrophysiology and neuromuscular catheters and complex delivery systems for structural heart and … [Read more...] about Confluent Medical opens catheter development center in Austin, Texas
Surmodics this week said it received FDA 501(k) clearance for its Sublime Radial Access 0.014 Rapid Exchange Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Dilatation Catheter. The access catheter enables below the knee access through a transradial approach by providing a working length of 250cm. Outer balloon diameters range from 2mm to 4mm with … [Read more...] about FDA clears Surmodics radial access PTA dilation catheter
Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today announced it has enrolled the first participants in its TactiFlex PAF IDE study to evaluate the performance of the TactiFlex sensor-enabled ablation catheter. Abbott designed the catheter to treat people suffering from paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) with symptoms that are unable to be managed by … [Read more...] about Abbott launches study of next-gen ablation catheter
Cerus Endovascular today said it received CE mark approval for its CerusEndo MC 021 microcatheter. The microcatheter is designed to allow physicians to access torturous neurovasculature and deliver therapeutic device to intended targets. "We remain committed to meeting the ever-increasing needs of the interventional neuroradiologist … [Read more...] about Cerus Endovascular wins CE mark for microcatheter
Tegra Medical announced today that it has purchased an additional building across the street from its Franklin, Mass., headquarters and will expand its space in Hernando, Miss. Together, these moves will increase the company’s worldwide square footage by more than 53% to 356,000 ft2. The new building in Franklin, Mass., has 120,000 ft2 of … [Read more...] about Tegra Medical announces major expansions in Massachusetts and Mississippi
Coextrusion is the process of pressing two or more materials into a single piece of tubing. Coextruded tubing is commonly used in the packaging and medical device industries. For example, multi-layered extruded tubing can be used for drug delivery applications, including insulin delivery, angiography and pain therapy. Coextruded tubing can … [Read more...] about What is coextrusion?
Sahajanand Medical Technologies recently received full reimbursement confirmation in France for its Supraflex Cruz heart stent. The Ministry of Health and Public Affairs of France conducted a scientific review for reimbursement. The clinical data the heart stent was evaluated for safety and applicability to France's population. Reimbursement … [Read more...] about SMT receives France national reimbursement for heart stent
Revamp Medical this week said its Doraya acute heart failure catheter received FDA breakthrough device designation. Doraya is a temporary intravenous catheter that is placed in the inferior vena cava below the renal veins. It applies partial adjustable flow for up to 12 hours. The device features a flow regulator mechanism that is designed to … [Read more...] about Revamp Medical acute heart failure catheter wins FDA breakthrough device designation
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?