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New Self-Expanding Valve Addresses the Achilles’ Heel of TAVR

By Ken Dropiewski, Prime-Core Executive Search (ken@prime-core.com) The paravalvular leak (PVL) has long been considered the Achilles’ heel of TAVR. The frequent complication of aortic valve replacement occurs at a much higher rate after the transcatheter approach than conventional surgical replacement. Research has indicated that PVL is linked to late […]

Neovasc Inc. Receives NASDAQ Notification Regarding Minimum Bid Requirements

VANCOUVER, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (NASDAQ, TSX:NVCN) announced today that it has received written notification (the “Notification Letter”) from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) notifying the Company that it is not in compliance with the minimum bid price requirement set forth in Nasdaq Rules for continued listing on […]

Corindus to Participate With Mayo Clinic in Preclinical Study of Remote Control Robotics for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions Remote Treatment Capabilities

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corindus Vascular Robotics [NYSE American: CVRS], a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, announced today that it is working with Mayo Clinic in a preclinical study about use of telestenting. Telestenting, or the remote robotic treatment for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), may enable physicians to conduct procedures from virtually any location, […]

PlaqueTec Announces First Peer-Reviewed Publication for its Liquid Biopsy System™ (LBS)

CAMBRIDGE, England, January 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Article in JACC: Basic to Translational Science Validates Feasibility and Unique Potential of LBS to Detect Biomarkers for Coronary Artery Disease PlaqueTec today announced the publication of the first peer-reviewed article demonstrating the feasibility and potential of the PlaqueTec Liquid Biopsy System (TM) (LBS) […]

First Patient Enrolled in Investigational Study of the GORE EXCLUDER Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis with ACTIVE CONTROL System

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.(Gore) today announced the first implant of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis in the United States. The successful procedure took place on December 19, 2017 at Maimonides Medical Center in New York by Robert Rhee, MD, Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and National […]

Avinger Announces Treatment of First Patients Globally With Next Generation Pantheris

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger(NASDAQ:AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced that Arne Schwindt, M.D., a vascular surgeon at St. Franziskus Hospital in Münster, Germany, has successfully treated the first seven patients with the next generation Pantheris Lumivascular atherectomy system. […]

BioSig Technologies Appoints New CFO to Facilitate Growth Trajectory

Santa Monica, CA, Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioSig Technologies(OTCQB: BSGM), a medical device company developing a proprietary biomedical signal processing platform designed to address an unmet technology need for the $4.6 billion electrophysiology (EP) marketplace, today announced that Mr. Steven (Steve) Chaussy will be joining the company to serve in […]

Tryton Medical Names Former Johnson & Johnson Exec as New CEO

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to definitively treat bifurcation lesions, today announced that the company has appointed Carl J. St. Bernard as president and chief executive officer. St. Bernard has a long track record growing new and established businesses in pharmaceuticals, consumer health products, […]