The US Food and Drug Administration maintains several
publicly-available databases pertaining to approved medical devices in
For your purposes, the "Device Listing Database", which identifies the
manufacturers of approved devices, is probably the most relevant.
The database can be searched at:
I conducted two searches:
angioplasty and catheter
cardiovascular and stent
and set the "records per report page" to the maximum setting of 500.
The results indicate there are 81 angioplasty catheters on record, and
56 cardiovascular stents (there are fewer numbers of manufacturers,
however, since a single manufacturer may produce several types of
You can see the results yourself at the FDA site by reproducing the above searches.
Or if you prefer, you can download the results at the links below.
The downloads have some additional information not contained in the
tables at the FDA site, but the site allows you to click on the
manufacturers for additional information not contained in the
I believe these results should fully meet your needs. But before
rating this answer, please let me know if you need any additional
information. Just post a Request for Clarification, and I'll be
happy to assist you further.
All the best,
Please save these files to you local computer, as they will be deleted
after a week or so.
Again, let me know if you need any additional information.
search strategy: Used bookmarked sites for the FDA medical devices databases