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Arizona Patients Successfully Receive the World’s First Bioconvertible IVC Filter Commercially Offered In US

BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global healthcare company, today announced the first patients outside of a clinical trial have been successfully implanted with the BTG Sentry device – the world’s first bioconvertible IVC filter. The BTG Sentry filter is designed to provide protection from Pulmonary Embolism (PE) for the period […]

JenaValve Technology Receives FDA Approval for Expanded IDE Enrollment in the Treatment of Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis and Severe Aortic Regurgitation

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–JenaValve Technology, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of differentiated transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) systems, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of expansion of its Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) feasibility studies for the JenaValve Pericardial TAVR System with the Everdur™ transcatheter heart valve (THV) and […]

Revive Solutions Raises $3.4M Seed Round to Develop Life-Saving Cardiac Technology

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Revive Solutions, Inc. (“Revive” or the “Company”), a leading developer of a next generation Automated External Defibrillator (“AED”) addressing the global public health issue of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (“SCA”), has announced the completion of its $3.4M Seed Financing Round, which was led by new investor, Greenbox Venture Partners, […]

Conformal Medical Announces $9 million Series B Financing

NASHUA, N.H., Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Conformal Medical, Inc., developer of the Conformal Left Atrial Appendage Seal for LAA occlusion, has secured $9 million in Series B funding. Conformal is developing proprietary seal technology for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Over five million people in the United States have AFib, […]

Medtronic Announces First Patient Treated in TERMINATE AF Clinical Trial

DUBLIN – December 3, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first patient treated in the TERMINATE AF trial, a multi-center study evaluating two surgical ablation devices – the Cardioblate(TM) Irrigated RF (IRF) System and the CryoFlex(TM) Surgical Ablation System – for the treatment of non-paroxysmal (persistent or longstanding persistent) […]

Cardinal Health Announces FDA Approval of the INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System

DUBLIN, Ohio, November 28, 2018 — Cordis, a Cardinal Health company (NYSE: CAH), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its INCRAFT® AAA Stent Graft System for use in complex access anatomies. The INCRAFT system is an ultra-low profile and flexible endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) system designed […]

Lexington Announces Q3 2018 Financial Results and Non-Brokered Private Placement

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lexington Biosciences, Inc. (CSE: LNB) (OTCQB: LXGTF) (the “Company” or “Lexington”) announces the release of the Company’s Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements and the Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the three and nine month period ended September 30, 2018 and 2017 which are […]

Micro Interventional Devices, Inc.™ Announces Continued Successful Enrollment in STTAR Trial

NEWTOWN, Pa., Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Micro Interventional Devices, Inc.™ (MID) announced the continued successful enrollment of patients in STTAR (the Study of Transcatheter Tricuspid Annular Repair) being conducted in Europe.   MID’s MIA™, Minimally Invasive Annuloplasty technology, is being studied for its safety and performance in the treatment of severe tricuspid regurgitation.  MIA […]

Millar Announces Discontinuation of CD Leycom Distribution Agreement

HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Millar, Inc., medical device manufacturer and OEM innovation partner, announced today that the company will end its distribution agreement with CD Leycom, manufacturer of the clinical Inca® Pressure-Volume (PV) Loop System, on December 31, 2018. Millar has been the exclusive distributor within North America for CD Leycom since November 2013. The CD Leycom Inca […]


SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – November 29, 2018 – Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used primarily in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, announces that it has received 510(k) clearance for EmboCube Embolization Gelatin. EmboCube is indicated for use in embolization of hypervascular tumors. The […]