Navigation Links
TriReme Medical, Inc. Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter
Date:12/21/2011

PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. ("TriReme"), a leading developer of innovative devices for the treatment of complex vascular disease, announced today that it has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its Chocolate PTA balloon catheter ("Chocolate") for the treatment of occluded peripheral arteries. Chocolate was developed in collaboration with TriReme's subsidiary, Quattro Vascular Pte Ltd in Singapore. Chocolate's novel design incorporates a constraining structure over a semi-compliant balloon to facilitate the formation of small modules ("pillows"). Through this advance mechanism of action, Chocolate minimizes shear stress and allows for uniform inflation and rapid deflation. The Chocolate "pillows" can expand locally to facilitate plaque modification and are designed to lower the strain and trauma induced on the vessel wall.

"I am very excited to be the first physician to use Chocolate PTA in the US," said Dr. Jihad Mustapha, Director of Endovascular Interventions and Research at Metro Health Hospital in Wyoming, Michigan. "We treated complex occlusions with outstanding results, no elastic recoil and no dissections which are the most feared complications in patients with Critical Limb Ischemia. This product will be a crucial tool in the battle against Critical Limb Ischemia and major amputations."

"We are pleased to receive US regulatory approval for Chocolate PTA," added Eitan Konstantino, PhD, President and CEO of TriReme. "Chocolate is a great addition to our line of proprietary peripheral PTA catheters already available in the US, Europe and Asia. We are thrilled with Dr. Mustapha's initial US experience and believe that Chocolate will provide substantial clinical benefits to patients suffering from peripheral vascular disease, both above and below the knee."

About TriReme Medical, Inc.

Based in Pleasanton, California, TriReme Medical, Inc. is a privately held medical device company dedicated to the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of next generation percutaneous devices for the treatment of complex coronary and peripheral arterial disease. The Company's novel interventional therapies are specifically designed for large, unmet clinical needs.

 


'/>"/>
SOURCE TriReme Medical, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. TriReme Medical Inc. Receives CE Marking for Antares(TM) Coronary Stent System
2. TriReme Medical, Inc. Receives FDA 510K Clearance for Glider(TM) PTA Balloon Catheter
3. TriReme Medical Announces $17 Million Series D Financing
4. TriReme Medical Announces Japanese Alliance
5. TriReme Medical Lines Up Asian Strategy With Key Appointment of New Board Members
6. Prescient Medical, Inc. Acquires New Technology to Detect Inflammation in Coronary Blood Vessels
7. Prescient Medical, Inc. Achieves Successful Clinical Debut of vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield
8. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces 26 New Drugs in Clinical Trials
9. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit
10. New Study Shows that Prebiotics, as Used by Jackson GI Medical, Increases Lifespan by 33%
11. Luminous Medical, Inc. Secures Exclusive Rights to Glucose Sensor for Its Automated Glucose Monitor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/4/2016)... 4, 2016  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ... heart disease and critical care monitoring, announced today that ... agreement with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to repurchase ... part of the Company,s previously authorized program to repurchase ... --> --> ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 ... Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015, provides an ... This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic ... at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, ... and molecule type, along with latest updates, and ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016  Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL ), ... to healthcare systems, today announced results for its fiscal ... --> --> GAAP results: Revenue ... up $5.1 million or 4.1% from the third quarter ... the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue for the year ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... The event is being held on April 7, 2016 ... Minn. Triumph Over Parkinson’s will fund nearly $100,000 for research for the care and ... Parkinson’s disease and is the architect of this informative event to raise awareness and ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Looking for a last-minute ... at the tips of your toes. Foot massage, whether administered by a professional masseuse ... and relaxation. The American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry (ABMSP) has ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) – the ... the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives and ... Event at the La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach on March 15, ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... though, with modern technology, such water may be safer than regular municipal or well ... water advocate and radio host Sharon Kleyne, could go a long way toward increasing ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Boar’s Head Brand®, one ... time for this weekend’s Big Game. Take the stress out of your party preparation ... your guests happy at every stage of the game. , “The key to hosting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):