Monthly Archives: December 2015

Intra-arterial stem cell therapy “an emerging modality” for stroke patients

ews | Features | Interventional Oncology | Profiles | Videos | Events | Supplements | Past Issues | Subscriptions   Intra-arterial stem cell therapy “an emerging modality” for stroke patients Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 11:59 Soma Banerjee There have been five human studies using the intra-arterial route for delivery of a range of different bone marrow-derived stem cells. All have shown that this approach is feasible and safe, including in the… Read More »

Bolton Medical announces first commercial implant of the new Treo abdominal stent graft system

  Bolton Medical announces first commercial implant of the new Treo abdominal stent graft system Mon Oct 19, 2015 14:22 GMT Treo Bolton Medical has announced the first commercial implant of the Treo abdominal stent graft system. Theodosios Bisdas and Giovanni Torsello (St Franciscus Hospital Muenster in Munster, Germany) performed this first procedure, the company… Read More »

Enrolment completed in randomised trial of MiStent and Xience

  Enrolment completed in randomised trial of MiStent and Xience Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 16:00 MiStent Stentys has announced that patient enrolment in its DESSOLVE III study has been completed. The 1,400-patient randomised clinical trial is comparing the MiStent sirolimus-eluting biodegradable polymer stent with the Xience everolimus-eluting, permanent polymer stent (Abbott Vascular). A press release… Read More »

Hansen accelerates robotic microcatheter development

Hansen accelerates robotic microcatheter development Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 13:57 Magellan Robotic System Hansen has announced that it has accelerated the development of the latest addition to the Magellan Robotic System portfolio, the Magellan 3F robotic microcatheter. The development of this important product line expansion has surpassed key milestones and is moving toward the final… Read More »

Transradial access gains traction on patient preference

login Password reminder Subscribe | Edit your account | View your account  Home | Latest News | Features | Interventional Oncology | Profiles | Videos | Events | Supplements | Past Issues | Subscriptions   Transradial access gains traction on patient preference Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 14:46 (L-R) Christoph Binkert, Aaron Fischman and Darren Klass A satellite symposium, sponsored by Merit Medical at the CIRSE conference, focused on the transradial approach in interventional radiology procedures. Radial… Read More »

Nellix EVAS FORWARD Global Registry data show 95% overall survival after one year Thu Nov 19, 2015 15:41 GMT Nellix Nellix Endologix has announced the presentation of updated clinical data from the company’s EVAS FORWARD Global Registry, a post-market study that prospectively enrolled patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms who were treated with the Nellix endovascular aneurysm sealing system. Andrew Holden, associate professor of Radiology at Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, and one of the principal investigators of the EVAS FORWARD Global Registry, presented the results at the 2015 VEITH symposium (17–21 November, New York, USA). The Nellix system is approved for investigational use only in the USA. Global Registry data includes a total of 300 patients with a mean follow-up of 14 months. Key highlights from the data included: 33% of patients treated had complex abdominal aortic aneurysm anatomies Low aneurysm-related mortality (0.4%) and overall major adverse events ww.vascularnews.com/vn-latest-news/vascular-news—latest-

Nellix EVAS FORWARD Global Registry data show 95% overall survival after one year Thu Nov 19, 2015 15:41 GMT Nellix Endologix has announced the presentation of updated clinical data from the company’s EVAS FORWARD Global Registry, a post-market study that prospectively enrolled patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms who were treated with the Nellix endovascular aneurysm… Read More »

Using virtual reality to improve endovascular aneurysm repair

“We are currently just looking at the size of abdominal aortic aneurysm and how we can fit a stent-graft into it with little consideration for the underlying condition and the mechanisms associated with endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) success, or failure,” Soulez, professor of Radiology Univeristy of Montreal and CHUM Research Center, told delegates at the… Read More »

Biotronik announces European launch of new generation of Galeo coronary guide wires

A press release from Biotronik has announced the European market launch of a new range of Galeo guide coronary workhorse guide wires, inspired by the original Galeo design. Daniel Weilenmann, head of interventional cardiology at the Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland, states, “The new generation Galeo guide wire with its hydrophobic coating clearly enhances the tactile… Read More »

Nellix EVAS FORWARD Global Registry data show 95% overall survival after one year

Endologix has announced the presentation of updated clinical data from the company’s EVAS FORWARD Global Registry, a post-market study that prospectively enrolled patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms who were treated with the Nellix endovascular aneurysm sealing system. Andrew Holden, associate professor of Radiology at Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, and one of the principal… Read More »