Tag: FDA

TherOx Receives FDA Approval for First Heart Attack Treatment Since PCI to Reduce Infarct Size

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TherOx, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on improving treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted premarket approval for its SuperSaturated Oxygen (SSO2) Therapy. SSO2 Therapy provides interventional cardiologists with the first and only FDA-approved treatment beyond percutaneous […]

Genetesis CardioFlux™ Platform Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

MASON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genetesis, a medical technology company focused on using biomagnetic imaging to enable rapid, noninvasive and accurate chest pain triage, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its cardiac imaging platform. The platform pairs the CardioFlux™ Magnetocardiograph with the integrated Faraday Analytical Cloud™ (FAC). “This milestone provides emergency room physicians […]

Impulse Dynamics Receives FDA Approval for Breakthrough Optimizer® Smart System Delivering CCM™ Therapy for Treatment of Heart Failure

ORANGEBURG, New York, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Impulse Dynamics, developer of the implantable Optimizer® Smart System for delivering CCM™ therapy, announced today that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration for its first-in-class Optimizer Smart System (link to FDA announcement:  https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm634103.htm). Designed to address a significant unmet […]

FDA approves new device for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure in patients

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Optimizer Smart system for treating patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who are not suited for treatment with other heart failure devices such as cardiac resynchronization therapy to restore a normal timing pattern of the heartbeat. […]

FDA Approves Industry’s Smallest, Slimmest 3T Tachycardia Devices from BIOTRONIK

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BIOTRONIK today announced FDA approval of the Acticor and Rivacor high-voltage cardiac rhythm management (CRM) device families for treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias. The six new tachycardia solutions include Rivacor VR-T, Rivacor DR-T, Rivacor HF-T QP, Acticor DX, Acticor CRT-DX Bipolar and Acticor […]

FDA approves new indication for valve repair device to treat certain heart failure patients with mitral regurgitation

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for a heart valve repair device that is intended to reduce moderate-to-severe or severe mitral regurgitation, a leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve into the heart’s left atrium that can cause […]

FDA Grants Saranas De Novo Designation for the Early BirdTM Bleed Monitoring System

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Saranas Inc., a medical device company with innovative technology for real-time detection and monitoring of internal bleeding during endovascular procedures, today announced that it has been granted de novo classification by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Early Bird Bleed Monitoring System. According to a recent […]

Medtronic Resolute(TM) Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) Platform Receives Expanded Indication for Treatment of Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO)

DUBLIN – February 26, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Resolute Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) platform (including the Resolute Onyx(TM) and Resolute Integrity(TM) DES) for the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease who have de novo chronic total occlusion (CTO), a complex […]

ARCA Biopharma Announces FDA Agreement for a Single Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Support Approval for the First Genetically-Targeted Cardiovascular Drug

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ARCA biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABIO), a biopharmaceutical company applying a precision medicine approach to developing genetically-targeted therapies for cardiovascular diseases, today announced that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) on the design of a […]