Endologix Appoints John Onopchenko as Chief Executive Officer

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX), a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, today announced that it has appointed John Onopchenko as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Dan Lemaitre, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Endologix, Inc., commented, “We are very pleased to welcome […]

Intact Vascular Announces Enrollment Completion of the Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty III (TOBA III) Clinical Trial

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Intact Vascular, Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today announced that its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty III (TOBA III) clinical trial has completed enrollment. A total of 200 patients have been enrolled in TOBA III at 14 sites in Europe. The TOBA III study is a […]

Vascugen Licenses Stem Cell Technology for Blood Vessel Regeneration Developed at IU School of Medicine

INDIANAPOLIS, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vascugen Inc. today announced that it has licensed a suite of intellectual property developed at the Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine related to blood vessel formation from adult stem cells. The regenerative medicine company is focused on finding therapies to repair tissues damaged by reduced blood flow due to disease […]

CryoLife to Present at Deutsche Bank 43rd Annual Health Care Conference

ATLANTA, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading cardiac and vascular surgery company focused on aortic disease, announced today that it will participate in a fireside chat presentation at the upcoming Deutsche Bank 43rd Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston. A live webcast of […]

Actelion Submits Supplemental New Drug Application to US FDA Seeking Approval of OPSUMIT® (macitentan) for the Treatment of Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

CHERRY HILL, N.J. and ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, April 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, today announced the submission of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to expand the indication of OPSUMIT (macitentan) to include the treatment […]

Conavi Medical Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of the Novasight Hybrid System with Simultaneous Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Capabilities

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Conavi TM Medical Inc. ( is pleased to announce that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its NovasightTM Hybrid System. The system enables simultaneous imaging of coronary arteries with both intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). IVUS or OCT are typically […]

Avinger’s Next Generation Pantheris Featured in Live Case Transmission at Charing Cross International Symposium 2018

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 30, 2018 – Avinger, Inc. (AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced that its next generation Pantheris® Lumivascular atherectomy system with extended nosecone was featured in a live case transmission at Charing Cross Symposium (CX) 2018 held in London, England. Charing Cross […]

Prospective Clinical Data on the FlowTriever System Confirms Excellent Results in the Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – April 27, 2018 – Inari Medical, Inc., announced today the presentation of results from its FlowTriever Pulmonary Embolectomy (“FLARE”) Clinical Study that evaluated the safety and effectiveness of the FlowTriever Retrieval/Aspiration System for the treatment of pulmonary embolism (“PE”). The results were presented by Thomas Tu, MD, […]

US Endovascular Enters Into An Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Lepu Medical – Expands Peripheral and AV Access Product Portfolio

EARTH CITY, MO. (PRWEB) APRIL 27, 2018 Guide Wires and Inflation Device Kits, will allow US Endovascular to further its goal of offering the highest quality peripheral endovascular devices at the lowest possible cost to AV Access Centers, OBL (Outpatient Based Labs) and Hospital Systems. This partnership will also allow Lepu […]

Terumo Aortic Announces European Launch of Relay®Pro Thoracic Stent Graft System at Charing Cross 2018

TOKYO, JAPAN – April 24, 2018 – Terumo Aortic announced the European limited market release of the RelayPro Thoracic Stent-Graft System at the 2018 Charing Cross conference. RelayPro is a low profile, next generation device designed to expand the treatment of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to patients with smaller […]