FDA panel to review CoAxia's NeuroFlo catheter

October 11, 2012 by MassDevice staff

The FDA's Neurological Devices Panel will next month review CoAxia's NeuroFlo catheter for treatment of cerebral ischemia.

CoAxia's NeuroFlo catheter

Privately held CoAxia Inc. landed a date with the FDA's Neurological Devices Panel to submit its NeuroFlo catheter for de novo approval.

The Minneapolis-based company's NeuroFlo device, which already has CE Marking for the European Union, aims to divert blood flow in the brain for patients suffering cerebral ischemia as a result of stroke, vasospasm, or other conditions.

The device boasts 35-50% improvement in cerebral perfusion and can be placed in 10-15 minutes via the abdominal aorta, according to the company's website.

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