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SentreHEART Announces Participation at International AF Symposium 2018

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SentreHEART, Inc., the manufacturer of the LARIAT® Suture Delivery Device (LARIAT) will be participating in the 23rd Annual International AF Symposium being held in Orlando, FL, January 11- 13, 2018. The symposium’s agenda will include several sessions dedicated to exploring device-based options for Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) closure […]

Svelte Medical Systems Announces First Patient Enrolled in Pivotal OPTIMIZE Study

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Christ Hospital, Lindner Research Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, enrolled the first patient in Svelte Medical System’s OPTIMIZE clinical study, designed to further assess the safety and effectiveness of the Svelte Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) Integrated Delivery System (IDS) and Rapid Exchange (RX) platforms. The randomized, controlled […]

Micell Technologies’ Positive Five-Year Data Published for MiStent in EuroIntervention

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Micell Technologies announced the recent online publication of five-year data from the DESSOLVE I and II trials. The report, “Long-term clinical outcomes of a crystalline sirolimus-eluting coronary stent with a fully bioabsorbable polymer coating: five-year outcomes from the DESSOLVE I and II trials” was peer […]

ACC’s Innovation Roadmap Provides Framework for Future of Care Delivery

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In a new health policy statement, the American College of Cardiology identifies how to best support health care advances in three arenas—digital health, big data and precision health. Health care transformation is the product of a shared vision between a broad range of stakeholders to establish the […]

Boston Scientific Announces Preliminary Unaudited Sales for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2017

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) generated sales, based upon preliminary unaudited financial information, of approximately $2.41 billion during the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. This represents growth of approximately 9.9 percent on a reported basis, approximately 8.1 percent on an operational basis (excludes the […]

CardioFocus Announces Expanded Partnership With Japan Lifeline

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus Inc., a medical device innovator and manufacturer dedicated to advancing ablation treatment for cardiac disorders such as atrial fibrillation (AF), today announced that it has entered into an expanded partnership with Japan Lifeline. The expanded partnership solidifies the commercial strategy for bringing the HeartLight® Endoscopic […]

Teleflex Surpasses 200,000 Successfully Reprocessed ClosureFast® Catheters

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, today announced that more than 200,000 ClosureFast® Catheters have been successfully reprocessed by the company’s partner, Northeast Scientific, Inc. (NES), since NES received FDA clearance for reprocessing the popular vein ablation catheter in 2011. […]

Centerline Biomedical Completes Fifth Preclinical Study

CLEVELAND, Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As Centerline Biomedical, Inc. prepares to meet with investors, strategic partners and companies in the healthcare industry during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, it successfully completed a fifth preclinical study at Cleveland Clinic facilities evaluating its surgical navigation system, IOPS, the Intra-Operative Positioning System. This study […]

Neovasc Reports Tiara’s Clinical Case Load Accelerating

VANCOUVER, Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company“) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN) today provided an update on its clinical program for the Tiara™ (“Tiara”) valve, a self-expanding mitral bioprosthesis for transcatheter implantation in patients with Mitral Regurgitation (“MR”), one of the most prevalent valvular heart diseases in western countries.  MR […]

Endotronix Announces Successful First-in-Human Implantation of the Cordella Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor and Initiation of the SIRONA Clinical Trial

LISLE, Ill., Jan. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Endotronix, Inc., a medical technology company providing device and digital health solutions for heart failure management, today announced successful first-in-human implantation of the Cordella™ Pulmonary Artery (PA) Pressure Sensor and initiation of the SIRONA First-in-Human (FIH) clinical trial. Cardiologists Prof. Dr. Wilfried Mullens of Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg and University Hasselt and […]