Coronary/Structural Heart

Acasti Pharma Submits FDA Meeting Request on Schedule, and FDA Meeting Expected in the Second Half of June

LAVAL, Québec, April 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acasti Pharma Inc. (“Acasti” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ACST – TSX-V: ACST), a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on the research, development and   commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre® (omega-3 phospholipid) for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia, today announced that it has filed […]

Horizon Discovery and Pharmahungary Report Positive Early-Stage Results for Novel Micro-RNA Therapeutic for Ischemic Heart Diseases

Micro-RNA compound found suitable for further development following favorable pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic study results CAMBRIDGE, England & BUDAPEST, Hungary–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Horizon Discovery Group plc (LSE: HZD) (“Horizon”, “the Company” or “the Group”), a global leader in the application of gene editing and gene modulation for cell line engineering, and Pharmahungary Group, […]

Edwards SAPIEN 3 Valve Shows Excellent Results At 2 Years

IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced 2-year results of the randomized PARTNER 3 trial comparing treatment with the SAPIEN 3 valve to surgery in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS) at […]

FDA Approves Next-Generation ZOLL® TherOx System for Widowmaker Heart Attack Patients

First and Only Treatment to Reduce Heart Muscle Damage Following Angioplasty and Stenting CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, announced today it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the second-generation TherOx System, which provides SuperSaturated […]

Medtronic Evolut TAVR System Demonstrates Excellent Outcomes in Study of Low-Risk Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis

ACC.20/WCC: Low Rates of Paravalvular Leak and High Survival Observed in Late-breaking Clinical Trial of Low-Risk Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis Patients DUBLIN, March 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced late-breaking clinical data from the Low Risk Bicuspid Study assessing the use of the […]

Edwards Pauses Enrollments In Pivotal Mitral, Tricuspid Trials In Response To Hospitals’ Focus On COVID-19

IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced it will temporarily pause new enrollments in its active pivotal clinical trials of transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies, in response to the urgent COVID-19 response […]

MyoKardia Announces Mavacamten Treatment Well Tolerated and Significantly Reduced Biomarkers of Cardiac Injury and Wall Stress in Non-Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients

MAVERICK-HCM Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results Consistent with Tolerability Observations from Prior Studies of Mavacamten Improvement in NT-proBNP and Troponin Levels Support Future Development in Non-Obstructive HCM and Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) MyoKardia to Host Webcast Conference Call at 4:30 p.m. EDT BRISBANE, Calif., March 30, 2020 […]

Resverlogix Announces Publication of Key Apabetalone Study BETonMACE in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Announces publication of accompanying JAMA editorial highlighting important secondary endpoints including congestive heart failure Apabetalone development program moving toward next study to enable a New Drug Application filing CALGARY, Alberta, March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resverlogix Corp. (“Resverlogix” or the “Company”) (TSX:RVX) announced today the recent publication of an […]

Medtronic Onyx ONE Clear Study of One-Month Dual-Antiplatelet Therapy in High Bleeding Risk Stent Patients Beats Performance Goal

First Study in the U.S. and Japan to Report Results on One-Month DAPT Duration in High Bleeding Risk Patients with Current-Generation DES DUBLIN, March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced positive results of the Onyx ONE Clear Study that evaluated Resolute Onyx DES in high bleeding risk (HBR) […]

Bellerophon Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated with INOpulse® Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy for COVID-19

WARREN, N.J., March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLPH), a clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on developing treatments for cardiopulmonary diseases, today announced that expanded access treatment with the INOpulse® inhaled nitric oxide system (iNO) was initiated for the first time in a patient with a diagnosis […]