Peripheral/Endo

REVA Enters Peripheral Artery Disease Space With First-Ever CE Mark of a Bioresorbale Scaffold for Below the Knee Therapy

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — REVA Medical, Inc. (ASX:RVA) (“REVA” or the “Company”), a leader in bioresorbable polymer technologies for vascular applications, today announced that its MOTIV™ bioresorbable scaffold is the first drug-eluting bioresorbable scaffold to receive CE Mark approval for treatment of below the knee peripheral […]

Clinical Cardiology Publishes Study Demonstrating Simple Blood Test from Prevencio Accurately Detects Cardiovascular Disease

KIRKLAND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prevencio, Inc., announces the publication of data that demonstrates a simple new blood test accurately diagnoses significant Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), a circulatory problem in which plaque-narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to a patient’s limbs and kidneys. If left untreated, PAD can lead to clogged arteries and increase […]

Hancock Jaffe Laboratories Receives Ethics Committee Approval for First-in-Human VenoValve Study

IRVINE, Calif., July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hancock Jaffe Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:HJLI) (Nasdaq:HJLIW), a company specializing in bioprosthetic medical devices to establish improved standards of care for treating cardiac and vascular diseases, today announced that it has received approval from the Ethics Committee at Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá […]

OPTALYSE PE Results Published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions

BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global healthcare company, highlighted the publication of OPTALYSE PE trial results in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. The published findings further confirm that bilateral pulmonary embolism (PE) treated in as little as 2 hours with EKOSⓇ Acoustic Pulse Thrombolysis™ therapy shows significant improvement in RV/LV ratio and […]

Metactive Presents Results from Nonclinical Research Study Treating Peripheral Arteries

FAIRWAY, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Metactive Medical Inc. (Metactive), a medical device company developing innovative products for the treatment of neurovascular and peripheral vascular diseases, announced today that Dr. Kieran Murphy, Professor, Vice Chair and Director of Research in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto, presented new nonclinical results from […]

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 […]