Medtronic HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System Demonstrates Reduction in Total Strokes, Disabling Strokes and Stroke-Related Mortality with Blood Pressure Management

DUBLIN and ORLANDO, Fla. – April 5, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the results of an analysis on the impact of stroke severity in patients receiving its HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System as destination therapy, showing that targeted blood pressure management helped reduce serious strokes. The HVAD System is a left […]

Corindus Announces FDA Submission for Neurovascular Intervention Indication for CorPath® GRX Vascular Robotic System

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (“Corindus” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: CVRS), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, announced today it is seeking premarket clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use the CorPath GRX System in neurovascular intervention. CorPath GRX, the second generation robotic platform, received FDA clearance for percutaneous […]

Medtech Company Perfuze Raises €3 Million in Seed Round

GALWAY, Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Perfuze, a medical device company developing next-generation catheter-based technology to treat acute ischemic stroke, has closed a €3 million seed investment round. The funding facilitates the further development of the Millipede platform technology. According to WHO, stroke is the second leading global cause of death and a leading […]

Rebound Therapeutics Announces FDA Clearance of the Aurora Surgiscope System for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rebound Therapeutics® Corporation today announced FDA 510k clearance of their AURORA Surgiscope® System, the world’s first single-use disposable Neurosurgical Endoscope for minimally invasive access, visualization and illumination of the target neuro anatomy. The Aurora Surgiscope System consists of two components: the sterile, single use, neurological endoscope called the Aurora Surgiscope […]

Imperative Care Announces FDA Clearance of Initial Products

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Imperative Care, Inc., a company singularly dedicated to finding answers to unsolved problems in stroke, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its first family of access catheters, designed to deliver interventional treatments during minimally invasive neurovascular procedures for aneurysms, stroke and other brain […]

DiaMedica Therapeutics Announces Publication of a Paper, “Human Tissue Kallikrein in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke,” in the Journal Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DiaMedica Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:DMAC) announces the publication of a paper titled  “Human Tissue Kallikrein In The Treatment Of Acute Ischemic Stroke” in the peer reviewed journal, Therapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders (“TAND”). The paper summarizes the mechanistic rationale for using KLK1 to treat patients with […]

Preliminary In Vitro Data on Anaconda Biomed’s Advanced Thrombectomy System Presented at ABC WIN 2019

BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anaconda Biomed, a medical technology company developing next generation thrombectomy systems for the treatment of ischemic stroke, has announced that preliminary in vitro data on its Advanced Thrombectomy System were unveiled at the 39th ABC-WIN meeting in Val d’Isère, France. Presented by Dr. Tommy Andersson, Professor of Neurointervention, AZ Groeninge, Kortrijk, Belgium and […]

FDA Additionally Clears RAPID™ Imaging Platform for Use in Selecting Acute Stroke Patients for Clot Removal

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iSchemaView, the worldwide leader in advanced imaging for stroke, today announced that the FDA has cleared the RAPID neuroimaging platform for use in selecting stroke patients who are likely to benefit from endovascular thrombectomy (clot removal). Specifically, this additional clearance means that RAPID CT-Perfusion and RAPID MR-Perfusion […]

Perflow Medical Expands IP Coverage for Novel Stream™ Dynamic Neuro-Thrombectomy Net Device and Cascade™ Non-Occlusive Remodeling Net

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Perflow Medical, an Israeli-based medtech company focused on next-generation neuro-interventional devices, today announced the issuance of four international patents that expand the global intellectual property (IP) coverage for the novel Stream™ Dynamic Neuro-Thrombectomy Net and Cascade™ Non-Occlusive Remodeling Net. Perflow’s growing global portfolio of eight issued […]

MRI Interventions Receives FDA Clearance for ClearPoint® PURSUIT™ Neuro Aspiration System

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB:MRIC), a platform neurosurgery company with products designed for navigation in procedures involving deep-brain stimulation, ablation, and gene and drug delivery today announced FDA Clearance of the ClearPoint PURSUIT Neuro Aspiration system. The PURSUIT device was designed in collaboration […]