Boston Scientific Cleared For Next-Gen Deep Vein Thrombosis Catheter
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
A year after Boston Sci bought Bayer's interventional unit, Medrad, the company says it has received a 510(k) clearance for its ZelanteDVT catheter to be used with its AngioJet Ultra Console to treat deep vein thrombosis as mechanical – rather than drug – DVT treatments are gaining more attention.
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