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Cordis and Medinol Announce FDA Approval of the Innovative EluNIR Drug-Eluting Stent System

DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, and Medinol today announced United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the EluNIR™ drug-eluting stent (DES) for the treatment of patients with narrowing or blockages to their coronary arteries. The EluNIR™ stent system is designed with a novel metallic […]

China successfully completes the country’s first human implantation of a retrievable transcatheter aortic valve

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The first human implantation of the VenusA Plus retrievable valve system was completed successfully at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine (SAHZU) on November 23, 2017. Prof. Wang Jian‘an, president of SAHZU, announced that China has completed its first successful human implantation of a retrievable […]

CardioFocus® Completes Successful Controlled U.S. Commercial Launch of the HeartLight® System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CardioFocus, Inc. today announced the successful completion of its controlled U.S. commercial launch of the HeartLight® Endoscopic Ablation System for the treatment of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF). Ten leading cardiac centers across the country have initiated HeartLight programs. The HeartLight System is a visually guided laser balloon technology for controlled […]

Boston Scientific Announces Update on LOTUS Edge™ Aortic Valve System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) announces a delay to previously communicated timelines for commercialization of the LOTUS Edge™ Aortic Valve System* in Europe and the U.S. After initiating a voluntary recall for the LOTUS and LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve Systems earlier this year, Boston Scientific implemented manufacturing process and design […]

MIM Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Post-Treatment Dosimetry of Yttrium-90 Microspheres

CLEVELAND, Nov. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MIM Software Inc., a leading global provider of medical imaging software, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for post-treatment dosimetry of Yttrium-90 (Y90) microspheres. Yttrium-90 microspheres deliver local radiation as permanent brachytherapy implants to tumors in the […]

Healthcare Facilities Around the Country Are Providing Enhanced Oncology and Interventional Care Using Toshiba Medical’s Hybrid IR and CT System

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Healthcare centers around the country are realizing a new realm of clinical efficiency with the InfinixTM-i 4D CT system, which seamlessly integrates Interventional Radiology (IR) and CT. Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, will showcase the cutting-edge imaging system at this year’s Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting (Booth #7330, North […]

Qool Therapeutics Raises $8 Million for Targeted Temperature Management System

MENLO PARK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qool Therapeutics, Inc., a company developing a novel non-invasive targeted temperature management system, has raised an $8 million Series A-1 round for clinical product development and to prepare for first-in-human studies. The funding was provided by Zhongji Holdings LTD/Join Medical Technology, TAMCAP LLC, BrilliMedical International Corp., BioPacific […]

ZOLL and Myant Enter Strategic Research and Development Collaboration

CHELMSFORD, Mass. & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, and Myant, Inc., a high-tech advanced manufacturing company that is pioneering the application of technology and soft electronics into textiles, today announced that they have entered an exclusive strategic multi-year agreement to […]