1. Avinger Announces Successful Treatment of First Patients Globally with Pantheris SV, a New Image-Guided Atherectomy Device Designed to Treat Smaller Vessels

    Avinger Announces Successful Treatment of First Patients Globally with Pantheris SV, a New Image-Guided Atherectomy Device Designed to Treat Smaller Vessels

    Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGR), a commercial-stage medical device company that designs and develops the first-ever image-guided, catheter-based system that diagnoses and treats patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced the successful treatment of the first nine patients with Pantheris SV (Small Vessel) at two separate hospitals in Germany. Dr. Arne Schwindt, a vascular surgeon at St. Franziskus Hospital Muenster and longtime innovator with Lumivascular technology, performed the first procedures globally. Additional cases were performed by Dr. Ulrich Sunderdiek, an interventional radiologist and cardiac surgeon at Marienhospital Osnabrueck. Pantheris SV was used to successfully treat a variety of lesion types ...

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