FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Cardinal Health’s INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System for the Endovascular Treatment of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee has provided a favorable recommendation on the premarket approval application for INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System (INCRAFT). The panel voted 11 to 4 in […]

CryoLife Announces Peer Review Publication of On-X® Aortic Heart Valve PROACT Study

ATLANTA, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading cardiac and vascular surgery company focused on aortic disease, today announces the publication of our clinical study entitled “Anticoagulation and Antiplatelet Strategies After On-X Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement” in a peer-reviewed medical journal, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  The publication reports outcomes from […]

InspireMD’s CGuard™ MicroNet™ EPS Featured in a Live Case Transmission to the 2nd DGA Interventional Congress

Tel Aviv, Israel, June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE AMER:NSPR), a leader in embolic prevention systems (EPS) / thrombus management technologies and neurovascular devices, today announced that its CGuard™ MicroNet™ covered Embolic Prevention System (EPS) was successfully featured in a live case transmission on June 8th to […]

Fresenius Medical Care and Humacyte announce strategic global partnership supported by a $150M equity investment

BOSTON, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, and Humacyte, Inc., a medical research, discovery and development company, today announced a strategic, global partnership and a $150M USD equity investment. This agreement has the potential to make Humacyte’s investigational human acellular vessel, HUMACYL®, available […]

Micro Medical Solutions Marks First U.S. Implants of MicroStent for Peripheral Artery Disease

WILMINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Micro Medical Solutions (MMS), an innovator in the field of microvascular interventions that aim to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life, announced a major milestone today in the development of its MicroStent technology, a vascular stent specifically designed to reduce below-the-knee amputations caused by critical limb ischemia […]

Biomerics Acquires FutureMatrix Interventional

SALT LAKE CITY, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Biomerics LLC, a medical device contract manufacturer headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT is pleased to announce the acquisition of FutureMatrix Interventional, Inc.  FMI, located in Athens, TX specializes in the design and manufacture of interventional catheters for the cardiovascular and urinary markets. “We are pleased to add […]

Avinger Announces Presentations and Posters Featuring Lumivascular Technology at New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced a schedule of sessions and posters highlighting the company’s Lumivascular technology at the New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) annual conference taking place this week in New […]

XableCath Receives Second FDA Clearance for Its Peripheral Arterial Catheters

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XableCath, Inc., innovators of products designed to aid in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced that its second catheter, XableCath™ abrasion tip support catheter, was cleared by the FDA. The XableCath blunt tip catheter received FDA clearance at the end of 2017. This clearance gives […]

Avinger Receives FDA Clearance of Next Generation Pantheris Device

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced today that the Company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its next generation Pantheris® Lumivascular atherectomy system, the first-ever image-guided […]