Category Archives: In The News

Bluegrass Vascular Expands SAVE-US IDE Trial and Completes Enrollment in European Post-market Registry

Publication: Endovascular Today Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has completed enrollment of the prospective, multicenter, international, post–CE Mark approval SAVE registry, which is evaluating the company’s Surfacer system to facilitate access in venous occlusions. The Surfacer system received CE Mark approval in 2016. READ MORE

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Bluegrass Vascular launches pivotal study for Surfacer vascular access catheter

Publication: Mass Device Bluegrass Vascular Technologies said it enrolled the first patients in a pivotal trial of its Surfacer “inside-out” vascular access catheter. The Surfacer device is designed to provide access to the jugular vein to restore central venous access in hemodialysis patients with blocked neck veins; it won CE Mark approval in the European […]

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Merit Medical to market Bluegrass Vascular’s catheter system in Europe

Publication: FierceBiotech Bluegrass Vascular nabbed a CE mark for its “inside-out” central venous catheter last summer. Now, the company is tapping Merit Medical to “streamline” the distribution of the device in Europe. “We are very pleased to be partnering with Merit Medical, a prominent distributor of medical devices in Europe and the U.S. that shares […]

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Innovations: Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System

PUBLICATION: Endovascular Today Europe A preview of today’s new products: Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received CE Mark approval and has launched a limited commercial sale of its Surfacer Inside-Out access catheter system in Europe. The Surfacer system is indicated for obtaining central venous access to facilitate catheter insertion into the venous […]

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San Antonio firm creates innovative catheter system

MEDIA: KLRN PBS – SciTech Now SciTech Now, a PBS newsmagazine program, explores the innovative Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System, created by Bluegrass Vascular Technologies. The video depicts the Surfacer System, which recently received CE Mark approved for use in the European Union market. WATCH VIDEO

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Bluegrass Vascular announces CE mark approval and successful commercial use of Surfacer Inside-Out access catheter system

Publication: Vascular News Bluegrass Vascular Technologies has received CE mark approval and is launching limited commercial sale of its Surfacer Inside-Out access catheter system. The Surfacer system is indicated for obtaining central venous access to facilitate catheter insertion into the central venous system via a novel “Inside-Out” approach. READ MORE

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Bluegrass Vascular’s Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System Approved in Europe

Publication: Endovascular Today Bluegrass Vascular Technologies announced that it has received European CE Mark approval for its Surfacer Inside-Out access catheter system, which is indicated for obtaining central venous access to facilitate catheter insertion into the central venous system via an “inside-out” approach. The Surfacer system is available in limited markets, including the United Kingdom, […]

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Lifesaving European premier

PUBLICATION: Badische Zeitung Article written and published in German. Under special compassionate use permission in Germany at the Ortenau Klinikum in Offenburg-Gengenbach, a 73-year-old female patient with end-stage renal disease and requiring dialysis to survive was referred to the Ortenau Klinikum for the novel Surfacer System procedure. READ MORE

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Bluegrass device moving closer to market

PUBLICATION: San Antonio Business Journal San Antonio-based Bluegrass Vascular Technologies is making some significant headway outside the U.S. The biotech firm has moved closer to securing a CE Mark, regulatory approval that would allow Bluegrass Vascular to commercialize its initial medical device, the Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System, in Europe. READ MORE

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