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New trial launched for system to treat calcified lesions in patients with PAD

New trial launched for system to treat calcified lesions in patients with PAD
June 25, 2017

Shockwave Medical announced the first patient has been enrolled in a post-market trial to assess superiority of a system to treat calcified plaque in patients with peripheral artery disease.

The company also announced the first patient in a U.S. commercial case has been treated with the system (Lithoplasty System).

Cardiology Today's top articles from the NLA Scientific Sessions

June 24, 2017
The National Lipid Association Annual Scientific Session s featur ed intensive sessions on major topics in lipid research and the future of health care . Cardiology

Adoption of fluoroless catheter ablation may rise with proper training

June 23, 2017
Fluoroless catheter ablation, a technique used to treat arrhythmias that greatly reduces exposure to radiation, should be more widely used in the field of cardiology…
FDA News

FDA approves BevyxXa for prevention of venous thromboembolism

June 23, 2017
The FDA granted approval to betrixaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism in acutely ill patients who are not undergoing surgery…
In the Journals

Metallic EES appear safer, more effective than first-generation BVS

June 23, 2017
Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds were linked to lower efficacy and higher thrombotic risk vs. everolimus-eluting bioresorbable scaffolds at 2-year follow-up, according…
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