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Avinger Announces First Patients Enrolled in Post-Market Study Comparing Pantheris OCT Imaging to Intravascular Ultrasound

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced the initiation of the SCAN study, a post-market study comparing optical coherence tomography (OCT) with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) as a diagnostic imaging tool in the […]

CellAegis Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in UK Investigator Sponsored Clinical Trial using autoRIC® Device

TORONTO, June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CellAegis Devices Inc. (“CellAegis” or the “Company”), a commercial-stage medical device company advancing innovative, non-invasive, safe and cost-effective solutions for acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions, today announced completion of patient enrollment in a large-scale, investigator-sponsored trial (“ERIC-PPCI”) to further assess the efficacy of […]

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Cardinal Health’s INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System for the Endovascular Treatment of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee has provided a favorable recommendation on the premarket approval application for INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System (INCRAFT). The panel voted 11 to 4 in […]

Venus Medtech Enters North American Market

HANGZHOU, China and VANCOUVER, Canada, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On June 12, 2018, St Paul ‘s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada successfully completed two cases of VenusP-Valve self-expanding pulmonary valve implantation. This is the first appearance of Venus Medtech’s transcatheter valve products in North America. The pace of internationalization continues to move forward. Although surgical treatment of congenital heart disease […]

LivaNova Receives FDA Clearance and Completes First Implant for its MEMO 4D Semi-rigid Mitral Annuloplasty Ring

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) (“LivaNova” or the “Company”), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its MEMO 4D® semi-rigid mitral annuloplasty ring and confirmed the first implantation of the device. MEMO 4D, LivaNova’s next-generation of the MEMO device family, now offers a broader range of […]

LivaNova Welcomes William Kozy to Board of Directors

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) (“LivaNova” or the “Company”), a market-leading medical technology and innovation company, today announced that William A. Kozy, retired Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Becton, Dickinson and Company (“BD”), was elected by the Company’s shareholders to its board of directors during its June 12 […]

Novoheart Wins Coveted 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novoheart (“Novoheart” or the “Company”) (TSXV:NVH) (FWB:3NH), a global stem cell biotechnology company, announced today that its MyHeart™ platform has been selected as 2018’s “Best New Technology Solution – Drug Development” by MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies […]

Shifamed Announces $15.5M Series A Financing

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Shifamed, LLC announced today the $15.5M financing of Supira Medical, the newest Shifamed portfolio company. The financing, led by The Capital Partnership (TCP) with participation from Cormorant Asset Management and Shifamed Angels, officially closed on April 25, 2018. Supira Medical is focused on the development of a next generation […]