With Integrated Embolic Protection the Vanguard IEP of Contego Medical, a medical device company, was granted a 510(k) clearance by the FDA.
The Vanguard IEP System incorporates a peripheral angioplasty balloon and distal embolic filter on the same catheter. It is designed to protect patients during peripheral angioplasty, such as those with acute limb ischemia.
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