Contego Medical recently announced that it received CE mark approval for its Neuroguard IEP 3-in-1 carotid stent system and post-dilation balloon system with integrated embolic protection.
The system has a nitinol stent, a pre-positioned post-dilation balloon and a microembolic filter with 40 μm pores. It has a closed-cell stent that is designed for optimal performance across radial strength, vessel coverage and flexibility. It also has an integrated filter that is designed to capture both macro- and micro-emboli during a procedure.
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