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Cardiome Provides U.S. Regulatory Update For BRINAVESS

VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME/ TSX:COM) today announced that it has received a response from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the regulatory path for BRINAVESS® (vernakalant hydrochloride, IV), the Company’s antiarrhythmic drug for the rapid conversion of recent onset atrial fibrillation (AF).  In its […]

BIOTRONIK US Launches Smallest MR Conditional Quadripolar Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacemaker

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BIOTRONIK today announced FDA approval and commercial availability of Edora HF-T QP, an MR conditional quadripolar (QP) cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker (CRT-P) with MRI AutoDetect technology. With a volume of 15 cc, Edora HF-T QP is the smallest MR conditional CRT-P available in the US with […]

Self Healing Heart cells May Regenerate Repair of Damaged Hearts

Repairing damaged hearts with self-healing heart cells PUBLIC RELEASE: 21-AUG-2017, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM Singapore – New research has discovered a potential means to trigger damaged heart cells to self-heal. The discovery could lead to groundbreaking forms of treatment for heart diseases. For the first time, researchers have identified a long non-coding […]

Endologix Announces Positive Clinical Results From The LEOPARD Clinical Study

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX), a developer and marketer of innovative treatments for aortic disorders, today announced positive interim results from the LEOPARD (Looking at Evar Outcomes by Primary Analysis of Randomized Data) clinical study. LEOPARD is the first and only head-to-head, prospective, multi-center, randomized clinical study comparing currently available endovascular abdominal aortic stent grafts. LEOPARD […]

HeartSciences Announces CE Mark and European Launch of MyoVista® High Sensitivity ECG Device

WESTLAKE, Texas, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HeartSciences today announced the European launch of MyoVista® high sensitivity electrocardiograph (hsECG™) Testing Device, developed in response to the global unmet need for effective, low-cost, front-line screening of cardiac disease in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. MyoVista measures the heart’s energy during each […]

Minnesota Supreme Court allows shareholder suit over Medtronic-Covidien merger

Updated to clarify that MDT officers and directors were compensated for excise-tax based liabilities related to stock options, and not for capital gains. Medtronic (NYSE:MDT)  shareholders seeking to sue the company claiming they were harmed by its $50 billion corporate inversion merger with Covidien will get their chance in court, the […]

BioStable Science & Engineering Announces FDA Clearance of the HAART™ 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device for Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioStable Science & Engineering, Inc. announced today it has received FDA market clearance for the HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device, the first and only annuloplasty device designed specifically for bicuspid aortic valve repair. With FDA clearance of both the HAART 300 and HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Devices, BioStable […]

VentureMed Group Raises $15 Million Series B Equity Financing

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — VentureMed Group®, Inc., (“VMG” or the “Company”) a medical device company developing and commercializing next-generation endovascular products to treat patients suffering from peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced it had raised $15 million in new equity financing. The Series B Round was led by new investor Endeavour […]

Vascular Dynamics, Inc. Announces FDA Approval To Initiate CALM 2 Trial For Mobiushd System For The Treatment Of Resistant Hypertension

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vascular Dynamics, Inc., (VDI) a privately held medical device company developing novel solutions for the treatment of hypertension, today announces that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to initiate its […]