Regulatory

ABBOTT’S HEARTMATE 3 HEART PUMP NOW FDA APPROVED FOR ADVANCED HEART FAILURE PATIENTS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR A HEART TRANSPLANT

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval as a destination therapy for people living with advanced heart failure. With the approval, physicians can now offer the HeartMate 3 system to patients not […]

MC3 Cardiopulmonary Announces FDA Clearance of Crescent™ for Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

DEXTER, Mich., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MC3 (mc3corp.com) today announced the launch of the Crescent™Jugular Dual Lumen Catheter, the first such device cleared by FDA for ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) in the United States. MC3’s Crescent catheter is placed through the jugular vein and is connected to an ECMO system, which removes […]

Transseptal Solutions Announces FDA Clearance of Its Novel Transseptal Access System for Transseptal Puncture and Left Atrial Navigation

NETANYA, Israel, October 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Transseptal Solutions Ltd., developer of an innovative Transseptal Access System with a novel approach of transseptal puncture and left atrial navigation to introduce various cardiovascular catheters into the left heart chambers, announced today that the company has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the TSP Crosser[TM] Transseptal Access System. […]

Neovasc Reducer™ Granted Breakthrough Device Designation from FDA

VANCOUVER, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NVCN) (TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”) […]

PureFlow is a breakthrough technology in non-invasive cardiology and sports recovery; is now FDA 510K and MDD 93/42/ EEC cleared

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Xtreem Pulse LLC is pleased to announce that PureFlow received 510Kclearance from the FDA for chronic stable angina that is refractory to optimal anti-anginal medical therapy and without option for revascularization. Intended for use in healthy patients to provide improvement in vasodilation, increased VO2, and increased […]

CathVision Receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, October 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CathVision ApS, an early stage medical device company developing an advanced cardiac electrophysiology recording system, CUBE, announced today that the company received ISO 13485:2016 certification for Medical Device and Quality Management Systems from Lloyd’s Register. This ISO certification indicates that the company’s quality management system meets the […]

BIOSENSE WEBSTER ANNOUNCES FIRST PATIENTS ENROLLED IN POST-MARKET APPROVAL STUDY FOR ITS NOVEL TAG-INDEX GUIDED SOFTWARE

IRVINE, Calif., SEPTEMBER 26 – Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced today that Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its VISITAG SURPOINT External Processing Unit and enrollment has begun […]

InspireMD Announces Regulatory Approval of CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System in Mexico

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE American: NSPR), developer of the CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System (EPS) for the prevention of stroke caused by the treatment of carotid artery disease, today announced that its novel CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System (EPS) has been granted regulatory approval […]

Boston Scientific Receives U.S. FDA Approval for the Eluvia™ Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Boston Scientific (NYSE :BSX ) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its Premarket Approval (PMA) application to market the Eluvia™Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System, specifically developed for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). The Eluvia stent utilizes a drug-polymer combination to offer […]

Contego Medical Receives 510(k) Clearance for the Paladin Carotid PTA Balloon System with Integrated Embolic Protection

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Contego Medical announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the first filter-based Integrated Embolic Protection (IEP) device, the Paladin® Carotid PTA Balloon System. Contego Medical is developing and commercializing a suite of next-generation devices that address unmet needs in […]