Sanford surgeon, Boston Scientific collaborate to develop device

Catheter system is less invasive way to treat blood clots in the lungs SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Patrick Kelly, M.D., with Sanford Vascular Innovations, a division of Sanford Health, will collaborate with Boston Scientific, a global medical technology leader, to develop a device that could transform treatment for life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, known … Continued

Sanford Health and University of South Dakota Collaborate to Develop DCBs with Precise Drug Delivery for PAD Treatment

December 16, 2015—Sanford Health and the University of South Dakota (USD) announced that they are collaborating to develop more effective drug-coated balloons (DCBs) to treat peripheral artery disease. The two new devices, which can more precisely deliver drugs to specific arteries, are based on intellectual property jointly created by Sanford’s Patrick Kelly, MD, and USD’s Gopinath … Continued

New Stent Graft Design Improves Blood Flow

By HospiMedica International staff writers Posted on 10 Sep 2015 A novel branching stent graft that can be deployed from the top on down could help patients suffering from thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms (TAAAs). Developed by researchers at Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, SD, USA) and South Dakota State University (SD State; Brookings, SD, USA) under an … Continued

CFD Modeling Confirms Improved Blood Flow with New Stent Design

Vascular surgeon Pat Kelly of Sanford Health knew his patients were doing better with the stent graft he designed, but he wanted a better understanding of the mechanics before testing the device more widely in a clinical trial. For that, he reached out to SDSU. Associate professor Stephen Gent in mechanical engineering had done computational … Continued