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Boston Scientific agrees to acquire Symetis

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Symetis SA, a privately-held Swiss structural heart company focused on minimally-invasive transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) devices, for $435 million in up-front cash. The Symetis portfolio includes the ACURATE TA™ and ACURATE neo/TF valve* […]

Study Suggests Marijuana Use Can Bring a Greater Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

By Ken Dropiewski, Ken@Prime-Core.com According to LiveScience, a study conducted by the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia suggests that marijuana users have an increased risk of a number of cardiovascular diseases, including strokes and heart failure. The study did have some limited parameters, pointing to the need for more research. The […]

New Guidelines Support Use of Cardiac Monitoring for Patients with Unexplained Fainting

Press Release American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and Heart Rhythm Society Jointly Issue First-Ever Syncope Guidelines that Reinforce Benefits of Continuous Cardiac Monitoring DUBLIN – March 24, 2017 – Newly published guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Heart Rhythm […]

Surgery Without the Knife: Mirabilis Medical Announces European Approval for Non-Invasive Uterine Fibroid Treatment

BOTHELL, Wash., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mirabilis Medical, a Seattle-area developer of advanced medical technology for non-invasive surgery, announced today CE Mark authorization for marketing of the Mirabilis System for treatment of uterine fibroids throughout the European Union.  The company simultaneously announced that it had received approval from the US […]

AngioDynamics Receives CE Mark Certification for The Solero Microwave Tissue Ablation System

ALBANY, N.Y., March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AngioDynamics (Nasdaq:ANGO), a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, peripheral vascular disease and oncology/surgery, today announced it has received CE Mark certification for the Solero Microwave Tissue Ablation (MTA) System. The Solero MTA System and Accessories are […]

NEWS RELEASE Biosensors Announces Enrollment of the First American Patient in the new US Pivotal BioFreedom Trial – “LEADERS FREE II”

Press Release Singapore, 22 March 2017 – Biosensors International Group, Ltd. (“Biosensors” or the “Company”), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices, announced today the enrollment of the first American patient in LEADERS FREE II, its new BioFreedom Pivotal Study, conducted under an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), which […]

Metactive Medical Announces Issuance of Patents on Blockstent and Ballstent Embolization Devices

OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Metactive Medical Inc. (Metactive), an early-stage company focused on developing embolization devices for the treatment of peripheral vascular and neurovascular diseases, today announced the issuance of US Patents 9,572,697 and 9,572,698 covering its Ballstent Microcatheter™ for embolization of cerebral aneurysms, and its Blockstent Microcatheter™ for embolization of peripheral […]

Humacyte Receives FDA Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) Expedited Review Designation for HUMACYL® in Vascular Access for Hemodialysis

Press Release RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Humacyte, an innovator in biotechnology and regenerative medicine, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted HUMACYL®, its investigational human acellular vessel (HAV), the Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designation. This designation means that the FDA will help facilitate […]

BIOTRONIK Launches Edora Pacemaker Series with MRI AutoDetect Technology

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BIOTRONIK today announced the availability of the Edora line of devices, the company’s first available pacemaker series featuring BIOTRONIK’s MRI AutoDetect technology. Edora SR-T is the smallest MR conditional pacemaker with automated MRI detection capability available in the US with a volume of […]

Aegis Medical Innovations Announces FDA Approval of Clinical Trial

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aegis Medical Innovations Inc. (Aegis) today announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate a clinical trial in the U.S. for its medical device called the Sierra Ligation System (Sierra). Aegis developed the Sierra technology in partnership with the Mayo […]