Coronary/Structural Heart

Genetesis Pilot study: 90-second scan shows promise in evaluating chest pain patients in Emergency Department observation unit

Initial study shows Genetesis, Inc.’s CardioFlux Magnetocardiograph (MCG) has potential to rule patients out for Coronary Artery Disease. MASON, Ohio, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Undiagnosed chest pain sends 8-10 million Americans to Emergency Departments annually, making it the second most common complaint. Emergency physicians must rapidly identify patients whose chest pain is […]

Corvidia Therapeutics Announces Publication in Science Translational Medicine of Strategy for Lowering Triglycerides Using a Mimetic Peptide

– Early preclinical studies show peptide D6PV has the ability to activate the enzyme called Lipo-Protein Lipase (LPL), rapidly (within 1 -3 hours) reducing the number of triglycerides in the bloodstream – D6PV, an investigational drug, is being developed to address high triglyceride-induced acute pancreatitis (AP), a condition for which […]

IDTechEx Research: Remote Patient Monitoring is the Future of Cardiovascular Disease Management

BOSTON, Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cardiovascular disease (CVD) must be better managed for patient care to improve. The protocols for monitoring patients are rapidly evolving. Historically, patients who fall ill are required to travel in order to visit a general practitioner or hospital. This procedure may soon become a thing of the […]

For First Time, Data Demonstrates Promise of Regenerative Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Protocols to Improve Cardiac Function in Healthy Aging Heart Population, Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research Investigators Find

Asymptomatic Patients Received Repetitive HBOT Protocols to Evaluate Sustained Cardiac Effect TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research at Shamir Medical Center, one of the largest hyperbaric treatment centers in the world, today announced the results of a study that – for the first time in […]

CorMatrix® Cardiovascular, Inc. announces the first minimally invasive robotic implant of Cor® PATCH for epicardial support and repair

ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CorMatrix® Cardiovascular, Inc. www.cormatrix.com, a leading developer of regenerative cardiovascular medical devices, today announces the first minimally invasive robotic implant of Cor® PATCH by Dr. Husam H. Balkhy, Professor of Surgery, and Director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Balkhy is a global leader […]

Neovasc Announces Executive Steering Committee for Transfemoral Trans-septal Tiara Program

VANCOUVER, Jan. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Neovasc, Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, announced today the Executive Steering Committee for […]

DalCor announces dal-GenE trial to continue as planned following interim futility analysis

LONDON and MONTREAL, Jan. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DalCor Pharmaceuticals today announced that following the results of the interim futility analysis of the dalcetrapib dal-GenE Phase 3 trial, DalCor will continue the dal-GenE trial as recommended by the independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB). “We are pleased to […]

Neovasc Advances New Transfemoral Trans-septal Tiara Design Concept After Further Successful Tests

VANCOUVER, Jan. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Neovasc, Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, announced today that after further successful acute […]

CHF Solutions Announces Launch of Aquapheresis Therapy Using Aquadex FlexFlow® System at the Baylor Scott & White Health System in Texas

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CHF Solutions (Nasdaq: CHFS) today announced that Texas-based health system, Baylor Scott & White Health has initiated offering aquapheresis therapy using the company’s Aquadex FlexFlow® system at its Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Temple, Texas. “Fluid overload continues to be […]

Renowned Cardiovascular Surgeons to Lead MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, Offer Patients Least Invasive Heart Valve Surgery Breakthrough

ORANGE and LOS ANGELES Counties, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nationally renowned cardiovascular surgeons Marc Sakwa, M.D. and Jeffrey Altshuler, M.D. are bringing their leadership, surgical advancements and world-class expertise in minimally invasive heart surgery for complex heart procedures to MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, continuing the expansion and development of cardiovascular care services and the legacy […]