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CorWave is Set to Receive about $3.5 Million in Financing Through France’s Worldwide Innovation Challenge for Its NovaPulse Program, a Mini-Invasive Solution for Cardiac Support

CLICHY, France–(BUSINESS WIRE) CorWave, a French medical technology company that develops innovative implanted cardiac support devices for patients suffering from heart failure, announced today that it has been awarded almost $3.5 million in financing for its R&D program NovaPulse in the Silver Economy category. This is part of phase 2 of […]

IVC Filter Lawsuit News: C.R. Bard Ordered to Pay $3.6 Million at Conclusion of First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

NEW YORK, April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — C.R. Bard, Inc. has been ordered to pay $3.6 million to a Georgia woman who suffered serious complications after the company’s G2 inferior vena cava (IVC) filter fractured inside her body. The case was the first to go to trial in the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, where more than […]

Abiomed Receives FDA Approval for Impella CP® with SmartAssist™ and Optical Sensor

DANVERS, Mass., April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support and recovery technologies, announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for its Impella CP®heart pump with SmartAssistTM, utilizing an optical sensor. At the forefront […]

Symic Bio Announces 12-Month Results from the SHIELD Trial of SB-030 in Peripheral Vascular Disease

SAN FRANCISCO, April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Symic Bio, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel matrix-targeting biotherapeutics, today announced 12-month results from the Phase 1/2 SHIELD trial evaluating SB-030 in patients with peripheral vascular disease undergoing angioplasty. Under an extended trial protocol allowing assessment of secondary endpoint measurements at 12 months following intervention, patients […]

Bardy Diagnostics™ Names Ken Nelson Chief Commercial Officer

SEATTLE, April 2, 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 smallest and lightest P-wave centric™ ambulatory cardiac monitor and arrhythmia detection device, announced today the appointment of Kenneth W. Nelson III as Chief Commercial Officer […]

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Surgeon First in Illinois to Repair Aortic Valve with Novel Ring

CHICAGO, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A Northwestern Memorial Hospital cardiac surgeon helped pioneer the use of an U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aortic valve ring as part of a triple valve repair, the first of its kind in the United States. S. Chris Malaisrie, MD, has performed two successful surgeries using the […]

Marketwired: Mar 29, 2018 — Novoheart Files Patent Application on Disease Modeling Based on Landmark Research Conducted During Second Contract with Global Pharma Partner

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwired) — Mar 29, 2018 — Novoheart (“Novoheart” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: NVH)(FRANKFURT: 3NH) is pleased to announce that it has filed a patent application on the use of its proprietary MyHeart™ Platform of human bioengineered heart tissues to create disease models for neurological diseases in which […]

Corvidia Therapeutics Appoints Marc de Garidel as Chief Executive Officer

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Corvidia Therapeutics Inc., a leading clinical stage biotechnology company, today announced the appointment of Marc de Garidel as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. de Garidel succeeds Corvidia’s Michael Davidson, M.D., who will remain on the company’s executive team as Chief Scientific Officer. “As we transition from a clinical stage […]

MIVI Neuroscience Begins European Commercialization After Achieving CE Mark Approval Of The R4Q Revascularization Catheter For Ischemic Stroke

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MIVI Neuroscience, Inc. announced today it has received CE Mark approval for the R4Q Revascularization Catheter for the removal of fresh, soft emboli and thrombi in the peripheral and neurovascular systems. The CE Mark approval is a significant accomplishment for MIVI Neuroscience.  This approval enables the […]