Author: Ken Dropiewski

DalCor announces dal-GenE trial to continue as planned following interim futility analysis

LONDON and MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DalCor Pharmaceuticals today announced that following the results of the interim futility analysis of the dalcetrapib dal-GenE Phase 3 trial, DalCor will continue the dal-GenE trial as recommended by the independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB). “We are pleased to […]

BIOTRONIK, Inc. Appoints David Hayes, MD, as Chief Medical Officer

Former Mayo Clinic Physician Administrator Joins to Drive Collaboration between Physicians, Clinical Research, and the Continued Development of Life-Improving Technology LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Jan. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BIOTRONIK, Inc. today announced the appointment of David Hayes, MD, FACC, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Hayes will oversee the development of BIOTRONIK’s cardiovascular solutions with a […]

Vision-MR Ablation Catheter Receives CE Mark

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. (ASX:IMR) today announces that it has received CE mark approval for its Vision-MR Ablation Catheter and Vision-MR Dispersive Electrode. This follows earlier CE mark approval for Imricor to place its Advantage-MR EP Recorder/Stimulator System on the market in Europe. Imricor is the first and only company […]

Verily receives FDA 510(k) clearance for Study Watch with Irregular Pulse Monitor

One year ago, we received our first 510(k) clearance for ECG for Verily Study Watch — a wrist-worn, sensor-based device for non-invasive, continuous monitoring. Today, we’re thrilled to share that we’ve received a new 510(k) clearance for Study Watch with Irregular Pulse Monitor. This validates our approach at Verily to building robust, clinical […]

Neovasc Advances New Transfemoral Trans-septal Tiara Design Concept After Further Successful Tests

VANCOUVER, Jan. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Neovasc, Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, announced today that after further successful acute […]

CHF Solutions Announces Launch of Aquapheresis Therapy Using Aquadex FlexFlow® System at the Baylor Scott & White Health System in Texas

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CHF Solutions (Nasdaq: CHFS) today announced that Texas-based health system, Baylor Scott & White Health has initiated offering aquapheresis therapy using the company’s Aquadex FlexFlow® system at its Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas. “Fluid overload continues to be […]

Renowned Cardiovascular Surgeons to Lead MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, Offer Patients Least Invasive Heart Valve Surgery Breakthrough

ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nationally renowned cardiovascular surgeons Marc Sakwa, M.D. and Jeffrey Altshuler, M.D. are bringing their leadership, surgical advancements and world-class expertise in minimally invasive heart surgery for complex heart procedures to MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, continuing the expansion and development of cardiovascular care services and the legacy […]

Bardy Diagnostics™ Announces Commercial Launch of the 14-Day Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) Patch

SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, announced today the commercial launch of the 14-Day version of the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (“CAM™”), the industry’s only P-wave centric™ ambulatory cardiac patch monitor and arrhythmia detection device, following recent clearance by […]

Study Finds SureFlex® Steerable Guiding Sheath has Greater Contact Force Stability for Radiofrequency Ablations

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – A study has found that use of Baylis Medical’s SureFlex Steerable Guiding Sheath results in greater contact force stability for radiofrequency ablations in pulmonary vein isolations. Stable contact force has been linked to more effective ablations, a therapy in which radiofrequency energy is used to create a […]

JanOne Scientific Advisory Board Chair and Leading Pain Expert Featured on ABC-7 WJLA America This Week

Dr. Christopher Kevil, pioneer in nitrite based PAD treatment and Dr. Amol Soin, foremost expert is neuropathic pain, provide scientific insight on the pain relieving qualities of JanOne’s lead drug candidate Interview to be distributed nationally on all 193 Sinclair broadcasting network affiliate stations in 89 markets across the nation […]