Coronary/Structural Heart

LivaNova Announces One-Millionth Inspire Adult Oxygenator Patient

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) (“LivaNova” or the “Company”), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced its Inspire® innovative adult oxygenator system has treated its one-millionth patient. Delivering optimized cardiac surgery perfusion for a wider patient population, the Inspire family of adult oxygenators helps minimize the impact of cardiopulmonary bypass by […]

Cardiac Dimensions Announces $39 Million Series B Financing for Innovative Device to Treat Patients With Heart Failure

KIRKLAND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cardiac Dimensions, a leader in the development of innovative, minimally invasive treatments for patients with heart failure, today announced the company has closed a $39 million Series B financing. The round includes new investor, Australia-based Hostplus, venture debt from Oxford Finance LLC, as well as support from existing […]

Corindus Presents “Optimizing Care with CorPath GRX: Hot Topics in Robotic Interventions” at SCAI 2018 Dinner Symposium on April 26

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (NYSE American: CVRS), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, announced today that it will sponsor a dinner event during the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2018 Scientific Sessions at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California. Vascular robotics will be […]

Dr. Laura Mauri to Join Medtronic as Vice President, Global Clinical Research & Analytics

DUBLIN – April 5, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced Laura Mauri, M.D., M.Sc., interventional cardiologist and clinical researcher at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will join Medtronic as Vice President, Global Clinical Research & […]

Boston Scientific Prevails In European Patent Dispute With Edwards Lifesciences

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it, along with several other opponents, successfully opposed Edwards Lifesciences Corporation’s European patent EP 2,399,550 (‘550) in the European Patent Office (EPO), resulting in a revocation of the patent. The ‘550 patent was the only Edwards patent that […]

Ra Medical Systems Appoints Andrew Jackson as Chief Financial Officer

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ra Medical Systems, manufacturers of laser-based solutions for the treatment of cardiovascular and dermatological diseases, announced today that the Company has appointed Andrew Jackson as its Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jackson has over 20 years of finance experience in life science and technology companies, including extensive […]

HeartStitch® Inc. Announces CE Mark For CoAp Pro Mitral Valve Repair

ZWICKAU, Germany, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — HeartStitch® has received its CE Mark in the European Union for its device for treatment of mitral valve repair.   This approval will provide physicians the ability to remodel the leaflets of the mitral valve and reestablish proper coaptation. The CoAp Pro expands HeartStitch’s product line of cardiovascular […]

Emboline, Inc. Completes Funding Of Over $10 Million

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Emboline, Inc., an emerging medical device company with a game-changing device for total embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures, announced today that it has completed a Series B funding round totaling over $10 million. The funding includes $3 million in new […]

Asahi Intecc To Begin Direct Sales Of Its Coronary Guide Wires

TUSTIN, Calif., April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. will begin direct sales of its coronary (PTCA) guide wires in the US.  These guide wires are currently distributed by Abbott Vascular.  As of July 1, 2018 the entire portfolio of Asahi PTCA guide wires will also be available directly from Asahi.  All sales requests prior to July 1 should continue to be directed […]

CHF Solutions, Inc. Expands Operations into Hong Kong; Receives First Commercial Orders for Both Hong Kong and Singapore

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., April 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CHF Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHFS) announced today its commercial expansion into the Hong Kong market through its Asia distributor, Transmedic.  Further, Transmedic has confirmed its first commercial orders for both Singapore and Hong Kong. “Our expansion into the Asian markets is a key […]