Peripheral/Endo

Laminate Medical Technologies announces first forearm fistula cases in Germany

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Laminate Medical Technologies (Laminate), a privately-held start-up developing VasQ, an implanted blood vessel external support device for patients requiring arteriovenous fistula as vascular access for hemodialysis, today announced the first forearm fistula cases in Germany. The first surgeries were performed at six hospitals, by seven surgeons. “As […]

Hemostemix Announces First U.S. Patients Treated in Phase II Clinical Trial

CALGARY, Alberta, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hemostemix Inc. (“Hemostemix” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:HEM) is pleased to announce that it has treated three additional patients including its first two patients in the United States under its continuing Phase II Clinical Trial for critical limb ischemia (“CLI”).  The first […]

MERIT MEDICAL NAMED EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR OF Q50® PLUS

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – July 9, 2018 – Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy, has been named the exclusive global distributor of the Q50® PLUS Stent Graft […]

Cagent Vascular Raises $11.87M to Fund the Growth and Expansion of the Serranator Family of Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Serration Balloon Catheters

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cagent Vascular®, a developer of next generation angioplasty balloons using proprietary serration technology, announced the completion of $11.87 million in Series B funding. The round was led by two strategic investors including one that participated in the Series A financing. Additional participants included Balestier Investments, Ben Franklin Technology […]

Intact Vascular Welcomes Publication of iDissection Classification Study Results in Journal of Invasive Cardiology

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intact Vascular, Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today welcomed the publication of the iDissection Classification trial results in the current issue of Journal of Invasive Cardiology. Post-percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (“PTA”) dissections are often overlooked, underdiagnosed and left untreated. These dissections can compromise […]

Gore Announces First Commercial In-Human Use of GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System for TEVAR in Australia

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the first patient implant of the GORE® TAG® Conformable Thoracic Stent Graft with ACTIVE CONTROL System after being included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods last month in Australia. The first implants were performed by Professor Ian Spark […]

ReCor Medical Announces FDA Approval Of IDE For Pivotal Study Of Paradise® Ultrasound Denervation System For Treatment Of Hypertension

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ReCor Medical announced today that the US Food & Drug Administration approved the Company’s new pivotal study of the Paradise Ultrasound Denervation System for the treatment of hypertension: RADIANCE-II. Building upon the recent positive results of the Company’s RADIANCE-HTN SOLO study, RADIANCE-II will be […]

Silk Road Medical Announces Presentation of TCAR Data Demonstrating Favorable Outcomes in Patients with Carotid Artery Disease

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Silk Road Medical, Inc., a company dedicated to preventing the devastating burden of stroke through surgical innovation, today announced the presentation of real-world data for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease at risk for stroke at the Society for Vascular Surgery 2018 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM). […]

Endologix Reports Positive 1-Year Results from the Ovation® LUCY Study

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELGX), a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, announced 1-year results from the LUCY (Evaluation of FemaLes who are Underrepresented Candidates for Abdominal Aortic AneurYsm Repair) registry as reported on Saturday, June 23rd at the 2018 Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting. The LUCY study […]