Navigation Links
TriReme Medical, Inc. Receives FDA Approval for Glider™ PTCA Catheter
Date:5/23/2012

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. (TMI) today announced approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Glider™ PTCA Catheter, indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronary arteries or bypass grafts to improve myocardial perfusion.

Glider™ is the world's only torqueable PTCA balloon catheter. Combined with its state of the art tip technology, Glider™ is designed to perform, even in the most challenging conditions. It is also available in an ultra short balloon length of 4mm designed for focal lesions.

In a related piece of news, William L. Lombardi, MD of PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA performed the first case using Glider in the United States. "I was able to successfully use Glider to dilate a focal side branch lesion in a complex case and achieve a great outcome without the use of kissing balloons," stated Dr. Lombardi. "I am delighted to be the first Glider user in the US and believe that Glider presents a new and effective way of navigating through complex lesions."

"There has been very little innovation in balloons and catheter technology in the past decade and TriReme's innovative portfolio stands out," said James Hermiller, MD, director of the Interventional Fellowship at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis. He added: "The newly approved ultra short balloon may be very useful for focal lesions and side branches. Combined with its crossing ability and the stable shaft, I can see it becoming a key tool in these types of cases."

"Glider is the latest addition to our portfolio of innovative PTA and PTCA devices that also includes the GliderXtreme™, GliderfleX® and Chocolate™", said Eitan Konstantino, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of TMI. "Those products are approved in the US and we are well underway to start getting approvals in our key targeted markets of Japan and China."

About TriReme Medical, Inc.
Based in Pleasanton, California and Singapore, 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 is focused on the US and the emerging Asian markets.


'/>"/>
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. TriReme Medical, Inc. Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance for Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter
7. Prescient Medical, Inc. Acquires New Technology to Detect Inflammation in Coronary Blood Vessels
8. Prescient Medical, Inc. Achieves Successful Clinical Debut of vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield
9. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces 26 New Drugs in Clinical Trials
10. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit
11. New Study Shows that Prebiotics, as Used by Jackson GI Medical, Increases Lifespan by 33%
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, ... ,Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015, provides ... This report provides comprehensive information on the ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 4, 2016 Frontier Pharma: Chronic Obstructive ... Innovation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... inflammation of the airways and lungs. Persistent breathing ... the disease one of the leading causes of ... the world. COPD is linked to cumulative exposure ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016 In response to the opioid ... Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco, along with other ... the agency,s approach to opioid medications. The plan will focus ... patients in pain access to effective relief. ... , Re-examine the risk-benefit paradigm for opioids and ensure ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... In the fourth quarter of 2015, document ... La Valencia Hotel in San Diego, California to discuss changes in the industry ... outstanding franchise, walking away with the coveted David Wright Award of Excellence. ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Pivot Point Consulting, a leading national Healthcare ... Services for HIT Implementation Support & Staffing report with an outstanding score of ... healthcare executives, managers and clinicians representing over 4,500 hospitals and 2,500 clinics. , ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... 05, 2016 , ... Colorize is a web theme package created ... next using Colorize's dynamic moving camera. Colorize is perfect for personal and web related ... environment with 1 to 5 focus points per scene, stage floor scene presets that ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Calls Blacklist has ... completely new user interface design and the developer has fixed known bugs within the ... want to on their phone while not consuming any of their device’s battery power ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 04, ... ... present at the "It's All About YOU Re-Treat" on February 19-21, 2016, ... You Re-Treat" is at Rancho Palos Verdes, California. These 30 professional speakers, including ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):