Laser Artery Disease Therapy: FDA approves next-gen laser atherectomy catheter

Spectranetics (Colorado Springs, CO) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Turbo-Power laser atherectomy catheter to treat in-stent restenosis (ISR).

Spectranetics (Colorado Springs, CO) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Turbo-Power laser atherectomy catheter to treat in-stent restenosis (ISR). The company notes that laser atherectomy is driving a new standard of care for treatment of coronary artery disease, with improved clinical outcomes. The tool uses vaporizing technology to maximize luminal gain-it debulks the lesion in a single step and offers remote automatic rotation for precise directional control.

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