Coronary/Structural Heart

Cordis, a Cardinal Health Company, introduces innovative products at EUROPCR 2017 to rapidly expand interventional cardiology offering

PCRonline/News/Industry Press Releases – 15 May, 2017 DUBLIN, Ohio. Cordis, Cardinal Health‘s interventional vascular business, announced today the commercial launch of three new products that further enhance its interventional cardiology product portfolio in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). The addition of the Cordis RAILWAY Sheathless Access System as well […]

Occlutech Obtains European CE Mark for its Novel PmVSD Occluder

NEWS PROVIDED BY – Occlutech – 05 Apr, 2017, 07:00 ET SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Occlutech, a leading innovator of implants to treat structural heart disease, today announced that it has obtained European CE Mark approval for its Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect (PmVSD) Occluder. The device is a […]

Essential Medical, Inc., Addressing the Rapidly Growing Large Bore Vascular Closure Market

MALVERN, Pennsylvania, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Essential Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company addressing the rapidly growing large bore vascular closure market, announced the publication of the MANTA CE marking study results in JACC Interventions titled: “Percutaneous Plug-Based Arteriotomy Closure Device for Large-Bore Access” (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2016.12.277). This first, […]

Headcount Balloons as Abiomed (ABMD) Opens Doors to Its New Massachusetts HQ

Abiomed Marks Grand Opening of Newly-Expanded Headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts – Governor Baker joins heart recovery leader for grand opening of new manufacturing and training space that represents major investment in Massachusetts DANVERS, Mass., March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today joined Abiomed – a leading […]

Cardiovascular Systems Snags FDA Nod for Its Diamondback 360 Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS)

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Receives Approval for the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) Micro Crown in the United States OAS Micro Crown Approved to Treat Severely Calcified Coronary Lesions Only Atherectomy Device Designed to Both Pilot Tight Lesions and Treat Up to 4mm Vessels with a Single Device ST. […]

Boston Scientific agrees to acquire Symetis

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-held Swiss structural heart company focused on minimally-invasive transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) devices, for $435 million in up-front cash. The Symetis portfolio includes the ACURATE TA™ and ACURATE neo/TF valve* […]

Study Suggests Marijuana Use Can Bring a Greater Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

By Ken Dropiewski, Ken@Prime-Core.com According to LiveScience, a study conducted by the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia suggests that marijuana users have an increased risk of a number of cardiovascular diseases, including strokes and heart failure. The study did have some limited parameters, pointing to the need for more research. The […]

NEWS RELEASE Biosensors Announces Enrollment of the First American Patient in the new US Pivotal BioFreedom Trial – “LEADERS FREE II”

Press Release Singapore, 22 March 2017 – Biosensors International Group, Ltd. (“Biosensors” or the “Company”), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices, announced today the enrollment of the first American patient in LEADERS FREE II, its new BioFreedom Pivotal Study, conducted under an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), which […]

New Meta-Analysis Presented at American College of Cardiology Strongly Supports RenalGuard(R) Use in Cardiovascular Interventional Procedures

MILFORD, MA — (Marketwired) — 03/22/17 — A new meta-analysis presented this week at the American College of Cardiology further supports the ability of RenalGuard Therapy® to significantly reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury associated with cardiovascular interventional procedures compared to other methods of urine volume expansion. Moreover, findings […]