Tag: cardiovascular

IDx Founder Awarded Patent for System that Automatically Detects Measure of Cardiovascular Health

IOWA CITY, Iowa, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — IDx, a privately-held AI diagnostics company, today announced its founder and president, Michael Abramoff, MD, PhD, has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 9,924,867 for a system that can automatically measure arterial and venous diameters in blood vessels, an important predictor of cardiovascular health.  “It is exciting that […]

Philips provides University of Ottawa Heart Institute with innovative health technology solutions for their expanded cardiovascular care facility

AMSTERDAM, March 23, 2018 /CNW/ – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology has delivered a broad range of health technology solutions to the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) – Canada’s largest and foremost heart health centre dedicated to understanding, treating, and preventing heart disease. Today, […]

Nitiloop Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for its Nova Cross Extreme and Nova Cross BTK Micro catheter for Support of Guidewire Access to Discrete Regions of the Coronary and Peripheral Vasculature

NETANYA, Israel, October 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nitiloop, a medical device company dedicated to the development of Cardiovascular and peripheral microcatheters for complex lesions, received FDA clearance for its new Nova Cross™ Extreme and Nova Cross™ BTK. These dedicated microcatheters are joining the Nova Cross™ product family combining innovative low profile microcatheter technology with uniquely designed Nitinol scaffold providing […]

Meta-Analysis Shows RenalGuard(R) Offers Dramatic Benefit for Preventing Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Cardiovascular Interventions

MILFORD, MA–(Marketwired – September 13, 2017) – A new meta-analysis suggests that the use of the RenalGuard System® reduces the rate of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) compared to standard intravascular volume expansion in moderate-to-high-risk patients with chronic kidney disease who are undergoing cardiac interventional procedures. The study, published in the Journal […]

InspireMD Shares CGuard EPS Video Testimonials From European Key Opinion Leaders

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL–(Marketwired – August 22, 2017) – InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE American: NSPR) (NYSE MKT: NSPR) (NYSE American: NSPR.WS) (NYSE MKT: NSPR.WS) (“InspireMD” or the “Company”), a leader in embolic prevention systems (EPS) / thrombus management technologies and neurovascular devices, today announced it has posted video testimonials about its CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System from […]

Roxwood Medical Announces Agreement With Abbott (ABT) For Distribution Of Products In U.S.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Roxwood Medical Inc., a leading provider of advanced cardiovascular specialty catheters, today announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Abbott for distribution of Roxwood products in the United States. “This partnership with Abbott’s vascular business is a major milestone for Roxwood that allows far […]

New Meta-Analysis Presented at American College of Cardiology Strongly Supports RenalGuard(R) Use in Cardiovascular Interventional Procedures

MILFORD, MA — (Marketwired) — 03/22/17 — A new meta-analysis presented this week at the American College of Cardiology further supports the ability of RenalGuard Therapy® to significantly reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury associated with cardiovascular interventional procedures compared to other methods of urine volume expansion. Moreover, findings […]

Tryton Medical Announces First U.S. Commercial Case with Tryton Side Branch Stent

DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to treat coronary bifurcation lesions, today announced that the first U.S. commercial case using the Tryton Side Branch Stent to treat a coronary bifurcation lesion involving a large side branch (appropriate for a ≥2.5mm stent) was completed at […]

Toshiba Medical Systems’ New Premium Cardiovascular Ultrasound Wins FDA Approval

Toshiba Medical’s New Premium Cardiovascular Ultrasound Receives FDA Clearance The Aplio i900 Delivers Fast, High Quality Images for Better Diagnostic Confidence TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cardiologists can now access the advanced ultrasound imaging technology needed for fast and confident diagnoses with Toshiba Medical’s Aplio™ i900. The newly FDA-cleared system is the latest […]