A New Approach for Normalizing Cardiac Arrythmias

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 243, Issue 8, May, 2018) identifies a new approach for treating cardiac arrythmias (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1535370218769420). The study, led by Dr. Congxin Huang, in the Cardiovascular Research Institute at Wuhan University in China, reports that treatment with a β-receptor antagonist abolishes cardiac arrythmias in […]

Correvio Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 3 Study Evaluating Brinavess® in China

VANCOUVER, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Correvio Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM), formerly Cardiome Pharma Corp., today announced that its partner Eddingpharm has enrolled the first patient in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, Phase 3 clinical study evaluating Brinavess® versus placebo in patients with recent onset atrial fibrillation (AF).  Approximately 240 patients are expected […]

CareTaker Medical Completes $3.4M Investment to Expand Sales of Wireless “Beat-by-Beat” Continuous Blood Pressure and Vital Signs Monitor

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CareTaker Medical, LLC, an innovator in Continuous Non-Invasive Blood Pressure and wireless Vital Signs monitoring today announced completion of a $3.4M investment round led by IrishAngels, KOFA Healthcare and Jaffray Woodriff (executed by his family office, Felton Group, LLC), with participation from both new and existing individual investors.  Proceeds will accelerate the […]

New Analysis Shows Medtronic Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Feature Associated with Improved Patient Survival

DUBLIN – May 15, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced study results showing its exclusive AdaptivCRT(TM) algorithm is associated with improved patient survival. The data were recently presented at Heart Rhythm 2018, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 39th Annual Scientific Sessions in Boston. In a real-world, prospective registry of 1,835 patients, use […]

Impulse Dynamics Publishes FIX-HF-5C Clinical Trial Results

ORANGEBURG, New York, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —Impulse Dynamics(USA), Inc. announced results from its FIX-HF-5C randomized, Controlled Trial of Cardiac Contractility Modulation in Heart Failure. The study results were presented by Prof. William Abraham, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner […]

Murj Announces $8.5 Million Series B Financing for Cardiac Device Management Platform

SANTA CRUZ, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Murj, Inc., a digital healthcare company dedicated to helping clinicians streamline and improve care for patients with implantable cardiac devices, today announced that the company has closed an $8.5 million Series B financing led by Longitude Capital, with participation from True Ventures and other existing investors. Murj […]

Preventice Solutions Announces Launch of BodyGuardian® Mini, the Smallest, Reusable, Waterproof Cardiac Holter Monitor

MINNEAPOLIS, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Preventice Solutions announced today the launch of the BodyGuardian® Mini, the smallest, reusable long-term Holter technology available for cardiac monitoring. The new, compactly designed technology includes an ultra-small, lightweight cardiac monitor that enables up to 14-days of ECG measurements that are transmitted to a physician in an […]

CardioFocus Announces Successful Live Case Featuring HeartLight® X3 System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc., a medical device innovator and manufacturer dedicated to advancing ablation treatment for cardiac disorders such as atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced a successful live case featuring its breakthrough HeartLight X3 System during the annual Prague Workshop on Catheter Ablation.  Building upon the advanced features […]

Bardy Diagnostics™ Announces Validation of AI-Enabled Automatic Screening Technology for Atrial Fibrillation

SEATTLE, May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, including the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (“CAM™”), the world’s only P-wave centric™ ambulatory cardiac patch monitor and arrhythmia detection device, presented a poster today titled “Artificial Intelligence for the Automatic Detection of […]