Tag: intravascular lithotripsy

Shockwave Medical announces global launch of new peripheral IVL catheter

Shockwave Medical has announced the global commercial availability of the Shockwave M5+ peripheral intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) catheter after receiving both Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and...

CSI announces development of IVL technology for the treatment of PAD

Cardiovascular Systems (CSI) recently announced that it has made significant progress towards the commercialization of its intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) system for the treatment of...

First patient enrolled in Disrupt BTK II study for long, calcified,...

Shockwave Medical has announced the start of the Disrupt BTK II postmarket study to assess the safety, effectiveness and optimal clinical use of the Shockwave...

VIVA 2021: IVL ‘consistently’ treats real-world calcium in multiple peripheral vessel...

An interim analysis from the DISRUPT PAD III observational study showed that intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) performs “consistently well” across challenging peripheral vessels, lesions and...

CMS creates new codes for IVL performed below the knee

Shockwave Medical has announced that as part of the calendar year 2021 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, the Centers for...

Intravascular lithotripsy ‘superior’ to PTA in acute procedural success out to...

The DISRUPT PAD III randomized controlled trial (RCT) provides the largest level-one evidence for the treatment of heavily calcified femoropopliteal arteries, noted William Gray,...

Shockwave Medical announces new CMS codes for intravascular lithotripsy

Shockwave Medical has announced new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) codes for intravascular lithotripsy (IVL), a procedure performed in peripheral arteries in...