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08/02/18 - Industry
Product launch
Smith & Nephew has launched the PICO 7 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (sNPWT) in Europe, the devices delivers a number of enhancements which benefit both the clinical...
07/02/18 - Research
OPTALYSE PE
One-year results from the OPTALYSE PE trial confirm that bilateral pulmonary embolism (PE) patients treated in as little as two hours with a total tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) dose as low as...
06/02/18 - Industry
pDVA System
LimFlow has completed enrolment of the original 10-patient cohort in the US feasibility study of the LimFlow Percutaneous Deep Vein Arterialization (pDVA) System. The company also announced that the...
06/02/18 - Industry
Abre IDE study
Medtronic has initiated its investigational device exemption (IDE) study for the Abre venous self-expanding stent system. The ABRE IDE Study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Abre...
07/02/18 - Research
CIED lead extraction
The first large study to characterise the histopathology of extracted leads from cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) shows that microscopic venous injuries during transvenous lead...
10/05/18 - Research
May-Thurner Syndrome
May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) - sometimes inaccurately used in the literature to describe iliac vein compression - is more common in women with a ratio of at least 2:1 compared with men, according to a...
25/05/18 - Research
Venous leg ulcers
Early endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux as an adjunct to compression therapy is associated with a shorter time to healing of venous leg ulcers than compression therapy alone, according...
10/05/18 - Policy
SIR position statement on CDT
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) has issued a position statement on catheter-directed therapy (CDT) for acute pulmonary embolism (PE), which stats that the society deems the use of CDT...
10/05/18 - Research
Leg ulcer guidance
The Royal Society of Medicine’s Venous Forum (UK) has issued a guidance document for the ‘Management of patients with Leg Ulcers, to ensure that all patients with leg ulceration are offered the most...

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