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Corindus Partners With Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center to Launch Premier Robotic Training Site for Physicians

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Corindus Vascular Robotics (NYSE American: CVRS), a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, announced today that Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, a leading cardiovascular center located in the Texas Medical Center, has launched the first vascular robotic program in the Houston area with the installation of two CorPath® GRX […]

CryoLife Completes Acquisition of JOTEC

ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of JOTEC AG, a German-based, privately-held developer of technologically differentiated endovascular stent grafts, and cardiac and vascular surgical […]

BioTelemetry Enters Agreement to Provide Cardiac Monitoring for Apple’s Heart Study

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioTelemetry(NASDAQ:BEAT), the leading mobile and wireless medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care, announced today a partnership with Apple(NASDAQ:AAPL) to provide cardiac monitoring services in conjunction with the Apple Heart Study.  […]

Updated TCAR Data From Silk Road Medical’s ROADSTER 1 and 2 Studies Presented at VEITHsymposium

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Silk Road Medical, a company dedicated to preventing the devastating burden of stroke through surgical innovation, announced multiple presentations at the 45th annual VEITHsymposium highlighting the safety and efficacy of the company’s ENROUTE® Transcarotid Neuroprotection and Stent System, the first and only products specifically designed and […]

Cordis and Medinol Announce FDA Approval of the Innovative EluNIR Drug-Eluting Stent System

DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, and Medinol today announced United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the EluNIR™ drug-eluting stent (DES) for the treatment of patients with narrowing or blockages to their coronary arteries. The EluNIR™ stent system is designed with a novel metallic […]

China successfully completes the country’s first human implantation of a retrievable transcatheter aortic valve

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The first human implantation of the VenusA Plus retrievable valve system was completed successfully at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine (SAHZU) on November 23, 2017. Prof. Wang Jian‘an, president of SAHZU, announced that China has completed its first successful human implantation of a retrievable […]

CardioFocus® Completes Successful Controlled U.S. Commercial Launch of the HeartLight® System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc. today announced the successful completion of its controlled U.S. commercial launch of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF). Ten leading cardiac centers across the country have initiated HeartLight programs. The HeartLight System is a visually guided laser balloon technology for controlled […]

Boston Scientific Announces Update on LOTUS Edge™ Aortic Valve System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) announces a delay to previously communicated timelines for commercialization of the LOTUS Edge™ Aortic Valve System* in Europe and the U.S. After initiating a voluntary recall for the LOTUS and LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve Systems earlier this year, Boston Scientific implemented manufacturing process and design […]