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Zoll Medical Corporation Acquires TherOx, Inc.

CHELMSFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, today announced it has acquired TherOx, Inc., of Irvine, Calif., a privately held company. TherOx is focused on improving treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and markets systems to deliver SuperSaturated Oxygen (SSO2) […]

Canon Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Deep Convolutional Neural Network Image Reconstruction Technology for CT

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Building on its advanced image reconstruction technologies, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has received 510(k) clearance on its new deep convolutional neural network (DCNN) image reconstruction technology, ushering in a new era for CT. Canon Medical’s Advanced Intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) uses a deep learning algorithm to differentiate signal from […]

Journal of Endovascular Therapy Publishes Peer Reviewed Article Underscoring the Clinical Impact of Post-Angioplasty Dissections

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intact Vascular, Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today welcomed the peer-reviewed publication, “Dissections After Infrainguinal Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA): Systematic Review and Current State of Clinical Evidence” currently available online, with the print article scheduled to be published in the August issue […]

Bay Labs Announces New Guidance Software Data at the American Society of Echocardiography 2019 Scientific Sessions

Results to be Presented Highlight Deep-Learning Software Utility in Acquisition of Diagnostic-Quality Echocardiograms by Novice Scanners SAN FRANCISCO – June 18, 2019 – Bay Labs, a medical technology company at the forefront of applying artificial intelligence (AI) to cardiovascular imaging, today announced that new data on the company’s first-of-its-kind deep […]

Merit Medical Acquires Brightwater Medical, Inc.

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy, announced today that it has acquired Brightwater Medical, Inc., based […]

Ahead of an Imminent Medicare Coverage Decision, New Morning Consult Survey Shows More than 2/3 of Americans Support Broadening Access to a Less-Invasive Heart Valve Disease Treatment for Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of a final decision from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that may continue to limit Medicare coverage for a heart valve disease treatment called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a new survey shows that Americans support expansion of access to the procedure for […]

Tiara™ Featured in Presentation at 11th Annual TVT 2019

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Neovasc Inc. (“Neovasc” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ, TSX: NVCN), a leader in the development of minimally invasive transcatheter mitral valve replacement technologies and in the development of minimally invasive devices for the treatment of refractory angina, today announced that its Tiara™ (“Tiara”) transcatheter mitral valve replacement […]