The top 10 catheter innovations of 2021

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Last year was a big year for catheter innovation as medtech companies large and small received regulatory approvals for devices ranging from TAVR to single-use endoscopes.

Catheter innovations weren’t limited to just adults; Catheter-deployed devices for premature babies and toddlers were also approved and released.

And catheter-based devices made up nearly half of last year’s Prix Galien USA Awards nominees for the most innovative medical devices. Those devices included BD’s PureWick female external catheter and Venovo venous stent, Biotronik’s PK Papyrus covered coronary stent system, Boston Scientific’s HeartLogic heart failure monitoring device and Sentinel cerebral protection system, Edwards Lifesciences’ Sapien 3 Ultra transcatheter heart valve, Pulmonx’s Zephyr end-bronchial valve system and Baylis Medical’s VersaCross transeptal platform. (VersaCross, Venovo, PureWick and Sapien 3 Ultra are eligible for resubmission fo…

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