Showing results for: nitinol

13 Nov 2020

The Use of Next Generation Nitinol for Medical Implants

Nitinol self-expanding stents are used to treat peripheral arterial disease, specifically in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) and popliteal artery (PA), and are prone to fracture with early generation stent…

15 Sep 2020

OmniWire Pressure Guide Wire

Philips' OmniWire is the first solid core pressure guide wire available for coronary artery interventional procedures. OmniWire is indicated for the measurement of pressure in blood vessels, including coronary and…

04 Feb 2020


Formacoat is a biomedical device company, specialising in contract manufacturing for the application of hydrophilic and hydrophobic coatings.

31 Jan 2020

Emboline completes $5m bridge round of financing

Embolic protection catheter company Emboline has announced the closing of a $5m bridge round of financing, ahead of an expected Series C funding round later this year. The money will…

24 Sep 2019

Medtronic launches Evolut TAVR System in US

Medtronic has launched the Evolut PRO+ transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) System in the US, following the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Based on…

04 Jun 2019

Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder Device

Amplatzer Piccolo™ Occluder is one of the first trans-catheter treatments to be approved for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), a common congenital disorder that results in a life-threatening…

17 Apr 2019

Intact gets FDA approval for Tack Endovascular System

Vascular has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its tissue tear repair device. Called Tack Endovascular System, the device is implanted following a balloon angioplasty…

14 Mar 2019

MIT researchers create device to deliver TB drugs

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a drug delivery system that could ensure a sustained release of antibiotics in the stomachs of patients with tuberculosis (TB). The device is intended…

24 Sep 2018

Boston Scientific introduces new ureteroscopy device

Boston Scientific has launched the LithoVue Empower Retrieval Deployment Device in the US and Europe for retrieval of kidney stones through flexible ureteroscopy (URS). LithoVue Empower is indicated for use…