Coronary/Structural Heart

University of Maryland Medicine Establishes Nation’s First Center For Cardiac Xenotransplantation Research With $24 Million Grant And Addition Of Top Transplant Surgeon-Scientists

BALTIMORE, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —Stephen Bartlett, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and UM SOMDean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that a recent $24 million grant from United Therapeutics Corporation will establish the first and only center for cardiac xenotransplantation research in the […]

SHS invests in innovative heart valve-repair start-up CoreMedic

Tuebingen, 27. July 2017. SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement is investing in CoreMedic, a start-up developing innovative, transfemoral repair systems to treat heart valve malfunctions. SHS is investing from its fourth fund generation to finance CoreMedic’s further growth and the clinical application of its innovative products. Mitral heart valve regurgitation (MR) […]

4C Medical’s Novel Mitral Regurgitation Therapy Highlighted at CVI 2017 Innovation Summit

NEWS PROVIDED BY 4C Medical Technologies, Inc. 07:04 ET BROOKLYN PARK, Minn., Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 4C Medical Technologies, Inc. (4C Medical), a developer of minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease, today announced that its medical device therapy for mitral regurgitation (MR) was featured in the Innovation Summit at Cardiovascular Innovations (CVI) 2017 […]

Medtronic (MDT) Bags Approval for Avalus Valve in U.S. and Europe

DUBLIN – August 2, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced CE (Conformité Européenne) mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its new Avalus(TM) pericardial aortic surgical valve for the treatment of aortic valve disease. The Avalus valve leverages proven surgical bioprosthetic valve concepts with added features designed to […]

Keystone Heart Ltd to Accelerate Trials for Advanced Device to Protect Brain During Heart Procedures

NEWS PROVIDED BY Keystone Heart Ltd.  Aug 01, 2017, 13:06 ET CAESAREA, Israel and TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Keystone Heart Ltd., an emerging medical device company focused on developing cerebral protection devices for patients undergoing cardiac procedures, today announced plans to initiate clinical trials for a new, advanced version of Keystone Heart TriGuard™ cerebral […]

Boston Scientific Nixes Bioresorbable Stent Program

Boston Scientific decides it’s too risky and that there are “bigger” problems to deal with. Boston Scientific to end Renuvia bioresorbable coronary stent program JULY 31, 2017 BY FINK DENSFORD, MassDevice Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) is looking to terminate its Renuvia bioresorbable coronary stent program, according to a Minneapolis Star Tribune report. The move comes after […]

Medtronic Announces CE Mark and European Launch of CoreValve(TM) Evolut(TM) PRO Transcatheter Valve with Advanced Sealing

DUBLIN – July 31, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced CE (Conformité Européenne) mark and European launch of the CoreValve(TM)Evolut(TM) PRO valve for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis for symptomatic patients who are at intermediate, high or extreme risk for open heart surgery. Clinical data for the Evolut PRO valve […]

BioCardia Completes Roll-In Cohort In Pivotal Phase III CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial

SAN CARLOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioCardia®, Inc. [OTC: BCDA], a leader in the development of comprehensive solutions for cardiovascular regenerative therapies, today announced completion of treatment for the 10-patient roll-in cohort for the pivotal Phase III CardiAMP Heart Failure Trial. A pre-specified review of the 30-day outcomes in this cohort by the Data […]