login
  Password reminder
Cardiovascular News
Contact the editor Visit Cardiovascular News Twitter feed Visit Cardiovascular News Facebook page
 

FDA clears expanded matrix of Glider PTCA balloon catheter


Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 10:30
Glider
Glider

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given clearance to TriReme Medical for an expanded matrix of sizes for its Glider PTCA balloon catheter. Glider is now approved for the treatment of lesions in the coronary vasculature in balloon diameters from 1.5 – 3.5mm and in lengths from 4mm to 20mm. 


“Glider provides interventional cardiologists with an entirely new degree of control during the treatment of complex side branches and total occlusions,” said David Rizik, medical director and interventional cardiologist at Scottsdale Heart Group, Scottsdale, USA. “With its torqueable shaft and ultra short 4mm length, I am amased that such a clever design can provide such powerful clinical benefits. Glider has become my ‘go-to’ balloon when I approach the treatment of my most challenging cases.”

“Our recent experience in Europe demonstrates Glider’s ability to outperform conventional ‘best in class’ balloon catheters,” said Eitan Konstantino, president and CEO of TriReme Medical. “TriReme now has three product families that have received regulatory approval in the United States. I am proud of our development team that continues to bring to market ‘out-of-the-box’ solutions to simplify complex interventional procedures.”




Add New Comment

Most popular


Drug-coated balloons are not inferior to drug-eluting stents for treating stent restenosis
Friday, 06 Mar 2015
A retrospective study indicates that drug-coated balloons are associated with similar angiographic and clinical outcomes to drug-eluting stents (including both first- and second-generation stents) ... Drug-coated balloons are not inferior to drug-eluting stents for treating stent restenosis

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015
Vitaria delivers autonomic regulation therapy for patients who have moderate to severe heart failure with left ventricular dysfunction (ejection fraction < 40%), and who remain symptomatic despite ... Vitaria vagal nerve stimulation system receives CE mark for treatment of chronic heart failure

Boston Scientific receives FDA approval for Watchman left atrial appendage closure device
Monday, 16 Mar 2015
The device offers an alternative to long-term warfarin therapy for stroke risk reduction in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Boston Scientific receives FDA approval for Watchman left atrial appendage closure device

Features


Robotic PCI could be used to reduce radiation exposure to the operator
Thursday, 09 Apr 2015
Ryan Madder, an interventional cardiologist at the Frederik Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute (Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA) explains why he believes a robotic system (CorPath, C... Robotic PCI could be used to reduce radiation exposure to the operator

SERVE-HF could be a wake-up call for cardiologists about central sleep apnoea
Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015
Martin Cowie (Imperial College London, London, UK) is the principal investigator of the SERVE-HF study, which is assessing the use of adaptive servo-ventilation (PaceWave, ResMed) in chronic heart ... SERVE-HF could be a wake-up call for cardiologists about central sleep apnoea

Profiles


Flavio Ribichini
Thursday, 05 Mar 2015
Flavio Ribichini speaks to Cardiovascular News about being involved in the first use of primary ... Flavio Ribichini

Sunil Rao
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
Sunil Rao speaks to Cardiovascular News about his career highlights, including his research into ... Sunil Rao

Cardiac Rhythm News Vascular News Cardiovascular News Interventional News Spinal News NeuroNews
BIBA Medical BIBA MedTech Insights CX Symposium ilegx
 
Password Reminder

BIBA Medical, 526 Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 5NR.
TEL: +44 (0)20 7736 8788 FAX: +44 (0)20 7736 8283 EMAIL: 
info@bibamedical.com
© BIBA Medical Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 2944429.
VAT registration number 730 6811 50.
Site Map | Terms and Conditions