Initial Clinical Results of Konica Minolta Healthcare’s Dynamic Digital Radiography Presented at ATS 2018 Annual Meeting

WAYNE, N.J., May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas, Inc., announced that two clinical studies utilizing Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR), the company’s innovative X-ray technology under development, were presented at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2018 Annual Meeting this week. Dynamic Digital Radiography is a new modality […]

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, […]

Medtronic Expands Focus on Interventional Oncology with Its U.S. Launch of OptiSphere(TM) Embolization Spheres

DUBLIN – April 17, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced its U.S. launch of OptiSphere(TM) embolization spheres, a resorbable embolic platform designed for embolization of hypervascular tumors. OptiSphere offers patients an alternative treatment option, a resorbable embolic, with comparable results to a permanent embolic.1 Hypervascular tumors can present as […]

APN Health Announces Commercial Release of its Innovative Cardiac Mapping System

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–APN Health, LLC ( announces its Navik 3D mapping system is commercially released and in clinical use. The first clinical case using the technology was performed on March 22nd at St. Luke’s Medical center in Milwaukee. Navik 3D is intended for catheter-based atrial and ventricular mapping using compatible catheters […]

Bluegrass Vascular Welcomes First Reporting Standards For Thoracic Central Vein Obstruction

SAN ANTONIO, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bluegrass Vascular Technologies (Bluegrass Vascular), a private medical technology company focused on innovating lifesaving devices and methods for vascular access procedures, today welcomed the publication of the first reporting standards for thoracic central vein obstruction (TCVO) in the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR). The document is also […]

SecurAcath Selected for Fast-Track NHS Use Through New Innovation and Technology Payment Program

PLYMOUTH, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interrad Medical, a privately held medical device company, announces the SecurAcath Subcutaneous Catheter Securement Device has been selected for the Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) Program by the National Health Service (NHS) England. The ITP Program is designed to remove significant barriers to the spread and adoption of […]

Canon Medical Systems’ Aquilion Precision Receives FDA Clearance

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.’s newly FDA-cleared Aquilion Precision™ is the world’s first Ultra-High Resolution CT system (UHR CT). The system can resolve anatomy as small as 150 microns and is designed to provide more than twice the resolution, typically seen only in cath labs. Containing an all-new detector […]

Inari Medical Announces Completion of $27 Million Series C Financing

IRVINE, Calif., March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Inari Medical, Inc., announced today the close of a Series C financing totaling $27.0 million.  The financing was led by new investor Gilde Healthcare and was joined by all of Inari’s existing investors including Versant Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners.  Geoff Pardo of Gilde Healthcare will join Inari’s Board […]

Canon Medical Systems’ Premium Ultrasound Provides New and Unique Features for a Wide Range of Liver Analysis

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– A robust suite of quantitative tools to assess the spectrum of liver disease (including Steatosis, Inflammation and Cirrhosis) on Canon Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.’s premium AplioTM i800 ultrasound system received FDA clearance. The industry’s most comprehensive Liver Analysis Suite is available on the Aplio i800, and may be helpful in the […]