Author: Ken Dropiewski

Angiolite BTK, below the knee sirolimus-eluting stent, changed CE Mark Approval

(BTK), improving blood flow in severe claudication and critical limb ischaemia. Angiolite BTK design has been specifically elaborated for drug eluting stent and benefits from iVascular proprietary coating nanotechnology that yields a multilayer thin coating with optimal kinetics. “Having the right bail-out options, when performing BTK angioplasty, is extremely important in […]

Hope of a New Future for Patients with Heart Failure Using New Implantable Hemodynamic Monitoring Technologies, is Highlighted in New Issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) discusses current and next-generation implantable hemodynamic monitors and how new approaches focused on the direct measurement of left atrial pressure (LAP), seek to expand the use of pressure-guided congestive heart failure […]

AngioDynamics (ANGO) Reports Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter And Full-Year Results

ALBANY, N.Y., July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AngioDynamics (NASDAQ:ANGO), a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology, today reported fourth quarter and full year financial results for the 2017 fiscal year ended May 31, 2017. “The quarter, and year, […]

Silk Road Medical Announces $47 Million Financing Led By Norwest Venture Partners And Funds Managed By Janus Capital Management LLC

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Silk Road Medical, Inc., a company dedicated to alleviating the devastating burden of stroke through surgical innovation, today announced it has received $47 million in new funding led by new investors Norwest Venture Partners and funds managed by Janus Capital Management LLC.  Existing investors Warburg Pincus, The Vertical Group, and […]

Intact Vascular Announces Enrollment Of First European Patient In Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II Below The Knee (TOBA II BTK) Clinical Trial With The Tack Endovascular System

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intact Vascular, Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today announced that its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty II Below the Knee (TOBA II BTK) clinical trial has commenced enrollment in Europe, with the first patient treated by Professor Dr. Marianne Brodmann and Dr. Peter Reif at Medical University Graz, Austria. […]

Gates Vascular Institute Saves More Than $5.4M Over Five Years By Leveraging Toshiba America Medical Systems’s Aquilion ONE Technology

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In five years, Kaleida Health’s Stroke Care Center (SCC) at the Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., realized more than $5.4 million in cost savings by using the AquilionTM ONE CT system from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, to diagnose acute stroke. A multiyear study showed dramatic improvements in patient outcomes […]

RA Medical Granted Broad Patent For DABRA Catheter For Cardiovascular Disease Treatment

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ra Medical Systems, makers of excimer lasers and catheters for cardiovascular and dermatological diseases, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Company a broad patent (No. 9700655) that covers Ra Medical Systems’ DABRA™ catheter for cardiovascular disease treatment. The patent was granted […]

Rapid Medical Snags $9 Million to Advance Commercialization of Stroke Products

YOKNEAM, Israel, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Rapid Medical, a company focused on the development of neurovascular interventional devices, announced today that it has completed a Series B financing of $9M to advance the commercialization of the company’s minimally invasive stroke treatment and prevention products, the TIGERTRIEVER Revascularization Device, and the COMANECI, Adjustable Remodeling Mesh. […]

Feinstein Investigators Awarded $2.8 Million To Study Vascular Injury After Radiation Exposure

MANHASSET, N.Y., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Feinstein Institute for Medical Research investigators Weng-Lang Yang, PhD, and Ping Wang, MD, have been awarded a five-year, $2.8 million U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to investigate the use of the human hormone ghrelin to reduce organ injury after […]

Sensome, Formerly Instent, Raises €4.7 Million To Bring The World’s First Connected Stroke Guidewire To Patients

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sensome, formerly Instent, a company developing a revolutionary micro-sensor technology for smart medical devices out of France’s Ecole polytechnique, announced today that it has completed its €4.7m seed round to bring its first product to clinical trials. Venture capital firm Kurma Diagnostics led a syndicate with the new Paris-Saclay […]