Coronary/Structural Heart

Medtronic Expands TAVR Access to More Patients With Symptomatic, Severe Aortic Stenosis Upon Intermediate Risk FDA Approval

DUBLIN – July 10, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the expanded U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the self-expanding CoreValve(TM) Evolut(TM) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) platform to include patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at an intermediate risk for open-heart surgery. With hemodynamic […]

Resverlogix (RVX.TO) Randomizes First Patient In Taiwan/China Portion Of The Phase III BETonMACE Clinical Trial

CALGARY, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Resverlogix Corp. (“Resverlogix” or the “Company”) (TSX:RVX) today announced  that the first patient has been randomized in Taiwan in the Phase 3 BETonMACE clinical trial with lead drug apabetalone intended for high-risk patients with cardiovascular disease (“CVD”) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (“DM”). On July 8, 2015, Resverlogix and […]

Creavo Medical Technologies closes £13.4m ($17m) funding round

Creavo Medical Technologies Press Release by Victoria John Creavo Medical Technologies, the UK-based med-tech company, has announced that it has raised a further £13.4m ($17m) in equity funding. The round was oversubscribed and exceeded Creavo’s funding target, reflecting strong investor support and endorsement of Creavo’s strategy and team. Led by IP […]

LifeTech announced the launch of its global post-market surveillance study for LAmbre (TM) LAA Closure System

NEWS PROVIDED BY LifeTech Scientific Corporation 03 Jul, 2017, 11:56 BST FRANKFURT, Germany, July 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On June 30, at the Congenital and Structural Intervention Congress (CSI) 2017 in Frankfurt, LifeTech Scientific Corporation (Stock Code: 1302.HK) announced the launch of a 3-year global post-market surveillance (PMS) study for the LAmbreTM Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure […]

GE Healthcare and HeartFlow Announce Global Cardiovascular Collaboration

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE Healthcare and HeartFlow, Inc. announced today at SCCT2017, the annual scientific meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, that they have entered into a global collaboration agreement with the goal of increasing the clinical availability and adoption of HeartFlow FFRct, a proprietary technology that helps clinicians diagnose and treat […]

HeartFlow Announces American Medical Association Issues Unique Category III CPT Codes For HeartFlow FFRct

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HeartFlow, Inc. today announced that the American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a set of new Category III Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes for HeartFlow® FFRct, a first-of-its-kind noninvasive technology that helps clinicians diagnose and treat patients with suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). The CPT code application was submitted […]

Edwards Lifesciences (EW)’ INSPIRIS RESILIA Valve Wins FDA Approval

IRVINE, Calif., July 5, 2017/PRNewswire/ — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its INSPIRIS RESILIA aortic valve, the first in a new class of resilient heart valves. […]