Items Tagged with 'ablation'


St. Jude Medical receives European approval for new renal denervation system that greatly reduces total ablation time

St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, announced the CE Mark approval of its next-generation EnligHTN™ Renal Denervation System for treating patients with drug-resistant, uncontrolled hypertension. The system features an advanced generator that delivers simultaneous ablations via a multi-electrode catheter, reducing total ablation time with the new EnligHTN system by more than 80 percent in comparison to the first generation system, from approximately 24 minutes to four minutes.

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Ablation devices to be the fastest growing segment in the U.S. nonvascular interventional radiology device Market

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the segment of the United States nonvascular interventional radiology device market with the fastest growth and greatest potential is ablation devices, comprising radiofrequency (RF) ablation, cryoablation and microwave ablation devices. The overall market will grow moderately to $295 million by 2017.

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Versatile Power announces new patent award

Versatile Power Inc. a designer and manufacturer of custom electronic subsystems, announced it has been awarded U.S. Patent Number US 8,115,366 B2, entitled “System and Method of Driving Ultrasonic Transducers” (the “Patent”), by the USPTO. This patent covers a unique method for electronically driving an ultrasonic transducer used in a variety of applications including medical, dental and many other applications requiring ultrasonic energy.

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