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Lantheus Presents New Data on Novel Cardiac PET Imaging Agent LMI 1195 in Development for the Diagnostic Assessment of Ischemic Heart Failure Patients at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death at ACC.18

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNTH), the parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. (“LMI”), a global leader in the development, manufacture and commercialization of innovative diagnostic imaging agents, today announced positive new data from a Phase 2 study of LMI 1195, a fluorine-18 (F18) labeled tracer for […]

From Planning to Post-Op, Canon Medical Systems Delivers a Complete Suite of Structural Heart Imaging Solutions

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–From accurate, precise planning to successful implementation of aortic and mitral valve replacements and post-operative evaluation, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. delivers a complete suite of imaging solutions for structural heart interventions. Features such as the Volumetric Scan Mode on the Aquilion™ ONE / GENESIS Edition, which enables the heart […]

Abiomed, Inc. Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Kickback Allegations

BOSTON – Danvers-based Abiomed, Inc. has agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by purchasing lavish meals for physicians in order to induce them to use Abiomed’s Impella line of heart pumps. The United States contends that Abiomed sought to induce physicians to use its pumps, which cost more than $20,000 each, by buying meals for […]

SentreHEART Announces Participation at The American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session & Expo

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SentreHEART, Inc., the manufacturer of the LARIAT® Suture Delivery Device (LARIAT) will be participating in the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 meeting being held in Orlando, Florida, March 10-12, 2018. The meeting’s agenda includes several sessions dedicated to exploring device-based options for Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) […]

Dan Kaiser Named Vice President of Research and Development at Cook Medical

LOOMINGTON, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Cook Medical announced Dan Kaiser as the leader of global research and development (R&D). This dedicated engineering team will connect product development more closely to customer needs and accelerate the process of getting new products to market. “Our R&D team has been reorganized under a global structure […]

At ACC, Siemens Healthineers Introduces a Portable Cardiovascular-Dedicated Ultrasound System

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ACC 2018: Booth #3127— At the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo, Siemens Healthineers launched its new portable cardiovascular ultrasound solution, the ACUSON Bonsai. According to a recent study, 34 million echo exams were performed in the U.S. in 2017.1 The ACUSON Bonsai addresses the challenge of these […]

Marketwired: Mar 08, 2018 — Novoheart’s Landmark, Peer-Reviewed Study Published, Recognizing the Effectiveness of the World’s First and Only Human Heart-in-a-Jar

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwired) — Mar 08, 2018 — Novoheart (“Novoheart” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: NVH)(FRANKFURT: 3NH) is pleased to announce that it has published a comprehensive study of the world’s first human heart-in-a-jar, in the prestigious bioengineering journal Biomaterials. The peer-reviewed paper showcases the human heart-in-a-jar’s unique ability to recapitulate […]

CryoLife Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

ATLANTA, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fourth Quarter and Recent Business Highlights: Achieved fourth quarter revenues of $52.8 million Achieved double digit revenue growth on a percentage basis in BioGlue®, On-X, and tissue processing Recorded GAAP net loss of ($3.0) million, or ($0.09) per fully diluted common share; Non-GAAP net income of $4.0 million, or $0.11 per fully diluted […]

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Systems Market Expected to Reach USD 4.9 Bn Globally in 2025; Says TMR

ALBANY, New York, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  The global Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Systems market was valued at approximately US$ 3.1 Bn in 2016 is projected to register cumulative annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 5.3% from 2017 to 2025, according to a new report published by Transparency Market Research (TMR) titled “Cardiac Resynchronization […]