Coronary/Structural Heart

Saranas Named Finalist for Prestigious International Cardiovascular Innovation Award

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Saranas, a medical device company with a new technology for real-time detection and monitoring of internal bleeding during endovascular procedures, today announced the company was named as one of the Top 4 Innovators at the International Conference for Innovations in Cardiovascular Systems (ICI) in Tel Aviv, Israel. The ICI […]

Bay Area’s Bay Labs Completes $5.5M Series A Funding Round

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Bay Labs, a medical technology company at the forefront of applying artificial intelligence (AI) to cardiovascular imaging, today announced it completed $5.5 million in financing. The Series A round was led by existing investor Khosla Ventureswith participation from new investors including Data Collective (DCVC), Greenbox Venture Partners, Minneapolis Heart Institute Ventures and Georges Harik. […]

Cibiem Appoints William H. Kucheman to the Board of Directors

LOS ALTOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cibiem, a clinical-stage medical device company targeting the carotid body to treat diseases like hypertension and heart failure, today announced that industry veteran William H. (Hank) Kucheman has joined its board of directors. Mr. Kucheman’s addition expands Cibiem’s number of directors to seven as he joins independent […]

HeartStitch® Leading the growth of PFO Closure in Italy

MILAN, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Kardia announced expansion plan of the NobleStitch™ EL at a recent meeting organized by Professor Francesco Romeo at Policlinico Tor Vergata in Rome where Prof. Achille Gaspardone performed a successful NobleStitch™ EL live case that was transmitted to the attendees in Ayla Magna, Rome, Italy. PFO (PRNewsfoto/HeartStitch) Prof. Gaspardone, who recently presented 2 studies (The […]

FierceMedTech Names Analytics 4 Life as One of its Fierce 15 MedTech Companies of 2017

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Analytics 4 Life, a digital health company applying the power of artificial intelligence to develop solutions that improve existing care pathways, today announced that it has been named by FierceMedTech as one of 2017’s Fierce 15 medtech companies, designating it as one of the most promising […]

New Dashboard Application from Siemens Healthineers Provides Insights into Cardiology Operations

Siemens Healthineers has launched teamplay Cardio, a new cardiology dashboard application within the Siemens Healthineers Digital Ecosystem. Part of teamplay—the company’s cloud-based network that enables access to metrics from a facility’s imaging fleet—this new application helps cardiology departments better understand their performance and status. teamplay Cardio uses actionable data to […]

Janssen Submits Supplemental NDA to FDA Seeking New Indications for XARELTO (rivaroxaban) for Patients With Chronic Coronary and/or Peripheral Artery Disease (CAD/PAD)

RARITAN, N.J., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Janssen Research & Development today announced it has submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for two new XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular indications: reducing the risk of major cardiovascular (CV) events such as CV death, heart attack or stroke […]

The Lancet Publishes Twelve-Month Results for DESSOLVE III Highlighting MiStent® Performance in All-Comers Randomized Trial; MiStent Achieved Primary Endpoint vs Xience®

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Micell Technologies, Inc. announced that The Lancet has published data from the DESSOLVE III clinical trial. The study met its primary endpoint, showing non-inferior safety and effectiveness outcomes in a complex patient population for the MiStent® Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary Stent System (MiStent) versus the Xience® Everolimus Eluting […]

Edwards Lifescience Scoops Up Harpoon Medical for $100M

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced the acquisition of Harpoon Medical, a privately held medical technology company pioneering beating-heart repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation (DMR). Edwards announced a structured upfront investment […]