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Late-breaking Clinical Trial Data Further Demonstrate Safety and Effectiveness of the RHYTHMIA™ Mapping System

BARCELONA, Spain and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced real-world data from the TRUE-HD study during a late-breaking clinical trial session today at the annual congress of the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) in Barcelona, Spain. The data demonstrated the RHYTHMIA™ Mapping System, when paired with the INTELLAMAP […]

Abbott Hosts Conference Call for First-Quarter Earnings

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its first-quarter 2018 financial results on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, before the market opens. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m.Eastern), and will be accessible through Abbott’s Investor Relations website […]

Study shows cardiac troponin measurement using ultra-sensitive Singulex cTnI test can identify the presence and severity of coronary artery disease in stable, symptomatic outpatients

ALAMEDA, Calif., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Measurement of cardiac troponin in stable patients with chest pain using the ultra-sensitive Singulex cTnI assay and Single Molecule Counting technology can independently predict moderate and severe coronary disease (CAD), suggesting its clinical utility for accurate, safe and cost-effective evaluation of patients in an outpatient setting, […]

BioCardia, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Business Highlights

SAN CARLOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioCardia®, Inc. [OTC: BCDA], a leader in the development of comprehensive solutions for cardiovascular regenerative therapies, announced it filed its annual 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, March 16, 2018. BioCardia reported a net loss of $12.3 million […]

Micell Technologies Announces Expanded Patent Estate

DURHAM, N.C., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Micell® Technologies, Inc., a privately-held, development-stage biomedical company, today provided an update on its recently expanded intellectual property portfolio. With the granting of 24 patents in 2017, including eight that issued in the fourth quarter, Micell’s extensive intellectual property portfolio comprises 186 patents (166 issued […]

BIOSENSE WEBSTER, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST PATIENT TREATED IN STUDY OF MULTI-ELECTRODE RADIOFREQUENCY BALLOON CATHETER

Multicenter Study to Evaluate Balloon Ablation Catheter for Safety and Effectiveness in Achieving Pulmonary Vein Isolation in Treatment of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation IRVINE, CA, MARCH 15 – Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced today that Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias, […]

Abbott’s MitraClip Therapy Receives National Reimbursement in Japan to Treat Patients with Mitral Regurgitation

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan granted national reimbursement for the company’s MitraClip therapy to treat people with mitral regurgitation, a serious, progressive heart disease in which the mitral valve does not close properly, […]

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center draws cardiac experts from across the globe for EPLive 2018

AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On March 1 and 2, 2018, the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David’s Medical Center hosted its fourth international symposium on complex arrhythmias, EPLive 2018. Nearly 200 leaders in the field of electrophysiology (EP) from Europe, Asia and Latin America, as […]

Society of Interventional Radiology bestows highest honors

LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Society Of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Karim Valji, M.D., FSIR; John A. Kaufman, M.D., M.S., FSIR; and Renate L. Soulen, M.D., FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Los Angeles. These awards acknowledge distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to […]

Canon Medical Systems’ Aquilion ONE / GENESIS Edition Delivers Full Suite of Acute Stroke Solutions

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Aquilion ONE™ / GENESIS Edition, capable of imaging the entire brain with a single 640-slice* rotation, covering 16 cm, gives clinicians the potential to diagnose and evaluate acute stroke quickly. The system can also capture both anatomy and function, which provides physicians with additional tools to […]