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Acutus Medical Announces $170 Million Financing

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Acutus Medical today announced a $170 million financing, including a $100 million Series D equity financing and a $70 million credit facility. The funding is intended to accelerate commercialization and facilitate global business development activities as the company continues to transform arrhythmia care through distinct, innovative technologies designed to provide physicians and patients […]

FFR-SEARCH Shows Clear Trend Towards Major Adverse Cardiac Events with Lower FFR

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. Roberto Diletti from The Erasmus Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, presented the results of the two-year follow-up analysis of the FFR-SEARCH observational registry during the EuroPCR conference in Paris. The analysis evaluated the outcomes of patients and prognostic value of post-percutaneous coronary intervention (post-PCI) FFR assessment, indicating  patients with a […]

Ra Medical Clinical Study Aims to Show DABRA Keeps Arteries Healthy Longer

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ra Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RMED) is conducting a study to demonstrate the DABRA Excimer Laser System delivers effective, long lasting results and a low reintervention rate for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). The study will gather data two years post-treatment in up to 2,500 patients. “Restenosis, or […]

Bardy Diagnostics™ Selected as One of 50 Leading Startups in the 2019 MedTech Innovator Showcase Program

SEATTLE, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., (“BardyDx”), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, announced that MedTech Innovator, the premier nonprofit startup accelerator in the medical technology industry, has selected BardyDx to participate in the organization’s 2019 Showcase program, featuring the most promising medical technologies from […]

New Studies Suggest That DiA’s AI-based Software, LVivo EF, Is Accurate and Efficient in Assessing Ejection Fraction Values Compared to Cardiac MRI and Contrast Echocardiography

BEER-SHEVA, Israel, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DiA Imaging Analysis, the developers of artificial intelligence (AI) powered ultrasound analysis solutions, has announced today the presentation of two studies assessing the performance and accuracy of the company’s LVivo EF AI-based solution that generates fully automated Left Ventricular (LV) Ejection Fraction (EF). EF is a […]

Philips receives FDA premarket approval for its HeartStart OnSite and HeartStart Home defibrillators

Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s premarket approval (PMA) application for its HeartStart OnSite defibrillator [1] and HeartStart Home defibrillator [2], […]

PAI Health Joins American Heart Association Innovators Network to Scale Digital Solutions that Improve Cardiovascular Health

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PAI Health, a heart health software company, will join the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation (CHTI) Innovators Network to contribute their science-based technology that helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for all […]

Stereotaxis Announces the First Graduating Class of the Robotic Electrophysiology Fellows Program

ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stereotaxis, Inc. (OTCQX: STXS), the global leader in innovative robotic technologies for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, today announced the first graduating class from its Robotic Electrophysiology Fellows Program. The Robotic Electrophysiology Fellows Program is designed to enhance the traditional electrophysiology fellowship […]

CardioFocus Launches 100th HeartLight® Center Worldwide

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc., a medical device company dedicated to advancing ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation (AFib), announced today that the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System is now offered at more than 100 hospitals worldwide. The HeartLight System is a revolutionary catheter ablation technology for controlled and consistent pulmonary vein isolation (PVI), the […]