New Vascular Plug Reroutes Blood Flow


A new vascular plug (Amplatzer Vascular Plug 4, St. Jude Medical, Inc.) for use in transcatheter emboli­zation procedures within the peripheral vasculature has received 510(k) marketing clearance from the FDA. The plug provides full cross-sectional vessel coverage and may be recaptured and repositioned prior to deployment.

Source: St. Jude Medical, Inc.

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