FDA Grants Premarket Approval for BD’s Venous Stent

March 14, 2019

The FDA granted Becton Dickinson premarket approval for its Venovo venous stent, a device designed to treat obstructed blood flow in the iliac and femoral veins.

The stent design balances radial strength, compression resistance and flexibility for the treatment of symptomatic post-thrombotic and non-thrombotic iliofemoral lesions.

The stent is available in a range of sizes to address the special challenges of iliofemoral lesions that are very different than those posed by arterial narrowing.

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