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AngioDynamics looks to get in on EmboMedics

March 2, 2015 by Brad Perriello

AngioDynamics inks a deal to invest in EmboMedics and its ResoSphere resorbable embolic microsphere technology, with a possible acquisition on the table.

AngioDynamics looks to get in on EmboMedics

Covidien recalls Trellis clot-busting devices on labeling snafu

February 11, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A labeling miscue prompts Covidien to recall 2 models of its Trellis clot-busting infusion device.

Covidien recalls Trellis clot-busting devices on labeling snafu

UPDATED Feb. 12, 2015, with new information from Medtronic.

Strong 5-year data for Medtronic's ClosureFast varicose vein device

February 10, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Results from a study of Medtronic's ClosureFast varicose vein device, published this month in the British Journal of Surgery, show an 91.9% occlusion rate after 5 years.

Strong 5-year data for Medtronic's ClosureFast varicose vein device

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BiO2 Medical wins FDA nod for pivotal trial of Angel IVC catheter

January 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

BiO2 wins an investigational device exemption from the FDA for a pivotal trial of its Angel catheter and inferior vena cava filter in the prevention of pulmonary embolism.

BiO2 said it won an FDA nod for a pivotal trial of its Angel catheter and vena cava filter in the prevention of pulmonary embolism.

The 182-patient trial is a single-arm safety & efficacy study of the Angel device in patients at high risk for developing pulmonary embolism who can't take standard drug therapies, according to a press release.

Infraredx files for $55m IPO

December 23, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Intravascular imaging company Infraredx files for an initial public offering worth $55 million.

Infraredx files for $55m IPO

Infraredx yesterday registered for an initial public offering with the Securities & Exchange Commission, estimating the flotation's worth at $55 million.

Burlington, Mass.-based Infraredx makes an imaging system that combines intravascular ultrasound and near-infrared spectroscopy to provide images of the interior of coronary blood vessels.

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Vascular Solutions wins FDA nod for Gel-Block embolization foam

November 25, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Vascular Solutions says the FDA granted 510(k) clearance for its Gel-Block embolization foam.

Vascular Solutions wins FDA nod for embolization foam

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Covidien study: VenaSeal effective in treating leg veins

November 17, 2014 by Val Kennedy

A Covidien study has shown that its new VenaSeal system is just as effective in treating chronic leg vein disorders as its ClosureFast ablation catheter.

Covidien study: VenaSeal effective in treating leg veins

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