Corporate Profile

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., based in St. Paul, Minn., is a medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative solutions for treating vascular and coronary disease.

The company’s Orbital Atherectomy Systems treat calcified and fibrotic plaque in arterial vessels throughout the leg and heart in a few minutes of treatment time, and address many of the limitations associated with existing surgical, catheter and pharmacological treatment alternatives.

The U.S. FDA granted 510(k) clearance for the use of the Diamondback Orbital... More >>

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Thousands in Dallas May Be Affected by Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) 04/18/17
April is National Minority Health Month PAD is the biggest disease that most people have never heard about. Up to a staggering 18 million Americans1 suffer from PAD, a potentially life-threatening disease. As many as 93,000 people in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area may have PAD,2,3 a condition where plaque builds up along blood vessel walls, narrowing the arteries and reducing blood flow to the legs and feet. There are more than 160,000 PAD-related amputations in the U.S. each year, so when left untreated, PAD can lead to amputation. 4 And the rate of amputation for African-American and Hispanic-Americans with PAD is higher than for white Americans. African-Americans are twice as likely to be amputated as a result of advanced PAD as Caucasians.5 Hispanics receive an amputation for PAD at a rate 50 percent higher than Caucasians.5 A new study published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, “Explaining Racial Disparities in Amputation Rates for the Treatment...
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Thousands in Phoenix May Be Affected by Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) 04/18/17
April is National Minority Health Month PAD is the biggest disease that most people have never heard about. Up to a staggering 18 million Americans1 suffer from PAD, a potentially life-threatening disease. As many as 68,500 people in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area have PAD,2,3 a condition where plaque builds up along blood vessel walls, narrowing the arteries and reducing blood flow to the legs and feet. There are more than 160,000 PAD-related amputations in the U.S. each year, so when left untreated, PAD can lead to amputation. 4 And the rate of amputation for African-American and Hispanic-Americans with PAD is higher than for white Americans. African-Americans are twice as likely to be amputated as a result of advanced PAD as Caucasians.5 Hispanics receive an amputation for PAD at a rate 50 percent higher than Caucasians.5 A new study published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, “Explaining Racial Disparities in Amputation Rates for the Treatment of...
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