A new way to replace a patient's damaged blood vessels may be on its way, as researchers in France are figuring out a way to "knit" new vessels with a collagen-based extracellular matrix. Inserm researcher Nicolas L'Heureux and his colleagues at Inserm/Université de Bordeaux's tissue bioengineering unit published a study in Acta Biomaterialia to … [Read more...] about Is it possible to ‘knit’ replacement blood vessels?
Rist Neurovascular announced today that it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Rist Cath radial access long sheath for accessing the neurovasculature through the radial artery in the wrist. The Miami Beach, Fla.–based company touts the Rist Cath as the first device specifically designed to access the neurovasculature through the radial artery, … [Read more...] about FDA clears Rist Neurovascular radial artery catheter
Velano Vascular announced this month that it closed the second tranche of a $25 million growth financing to bring its total funding to more than $50 million. San Francisco-based Velano develops vascular access technologies designed to enable blood draws from indwelling peripheral IV catheters. The company’s blood collection practice is designed … [Read more...] about Vascular access tech company Velano Vascular raises a total $50m