Author: Ken Dropiewski

New Study Shows Women and Minorities at Greater Risk for Post Stent Restenosis and MACE

A new study has found females and minorities have a greater risk of restenosis and subsequent MACE than “white” men after receiving everolimus-eluting stent implantation. The Study Setup A cohort study that pulled thousands of patients from both the PLATINUM Diversity and PROMUS Element Plus Post-Approval looked at groups of men, women […]

AI-Driven Cardiac Ultrasound Company Bay Labs Announces Two Presentations at TCT2017

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bay Labs, a medical technology company at the forefront of applying artificial intelligence to cardiovascular imaging, today announced that Emeritus Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Emory University School of Medicine and the company’s Chief Medical Officer Randolph P. Martin, M.D. FACC, FASE, has been invited to be a […]

Baylis Medical’s Kris Shah appointed to AdvaMed Accel Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Baylis Medical Company, a leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of state-of-the-art interventional cardiology products, has announced that President and co-Founder Kris Shah has been named to the Advanced Medical Technology Association’s (AdvaMed) Accel Board of Directors. “I am honoured to be appointed to the AdvaMed Accel Board and look forward to […]

Corindus Vascular Robotics to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results on November 7, 2017

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Corindus Vascular Robotics [NYSE American: CVRS], a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, today announced that it will release financial and business results for the second quarter of 2017 after the close of trading on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The Company’s management team will host a corresponding conference call beginning […]

CathWorks Announces FAST-FFR Pivotal Clinical Trial

KFAR SABA, Israel, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cathworks, a leader in the development of non-invasive Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) measurements for guiding coronary interventions, announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in the FAST-FFR (FFRangio Accuracy vs. STandard FFR) clinical trial. This global pivotal trial is designed to assess the efficacy […]

Boston Scientific Announces Scheduled Presentations at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2017

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced key data that will be presented at the 29th Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), the annual scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, in Denver, on October 29 – November 2. WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device data will be featured in a […]

SentreHEART Announces Participation at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics 2017

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SentreHEART, Inc., the manufacturer of the LARIAT® Suture Delivery Device (LARIAT) will be participating in the Transcatheter Cardiovasular Therapeutics (TCT), the annual scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, in Denver, CO October 29 – November 2, 2017. The symposium’s agenda will include several sessions dedicated to […]

Acutus Medical® Receives FDA Clearance for Advanced Cardiac Mapping Technology for Complex Arrhythmias

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Acutus Medical® today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the AcQMap® High Resolution Imaging and Mapping System and the AcQMap® 3D Imaging and Mapping Catheter for use in patients for whom electrophysiology procedures have been prescribed. The Company plans to introduce initial commercial systems […]

4C Medical’s Novel Mitral Regurgitation Therapy to be Presented at TCT 2017 Shark Tank Innovation Competition

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 4C Medical Technologies, Inc. (4C Medical), a developer of minimally invasive technologies for structural heart disease, today announced that its medical device for mitral regurgitation (MR) will be highlighted in the Shark Tank Innovation Competition at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting held October 29-November 2, […]

Sub-Lite-Wall® StreamLiner™ Series Poised to Become New Design Standard for Improved Access in Catheter Delivery

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zeus Industrial Products Inc. (“Zeus”) has released its latest thin-walled PTFE catheter liner as part of their Sub-Lite-Wall® StreamLiner™ series. StreamLiner™ XT, the first offering from the series, was released in July with an impressive maximum wall thickness of 0.00075″ (0.01905 mm). The next in the series, […]