Tag: Medtronic

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval on Expanded Indication for Pipeline Flex Embolization Device

DUBLIN – February 7, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval on an expanded indication for its Pipeline(TM) Flex embolization device.1 Previously indicated for the endovascular treatment of adults with large or giant wide-necked intracranial aneurysms (IAs) in the internal carotid […]

Medtronic Valiant(TM) Captivia(TM) Demonstrates Durability, Safety, and Efficacy at Five Years in Transection Patients

DUBLIN and SAN DIEGO – January 30, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new data supporting the long-term durability, safety, and efficacy of the Valiant(TM) Captivia(TM) thoracic stent graft system for the treatment of blunt thoracic aortic injury (BTAI). The presentation by Himanshu J. Patel, M.D., University of Michigan Department […]

Medtronic to Acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Expanding Its Cardiac Ablation Portfolio

DUBLIN – January 24, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EPIX Therapeutics, Inc. (EPIX), a privately-held medical device company that designs and manufactures a novel, catheter-based, temperature-controlled cardiac ablation system for the treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias (irregular […]

Patient-Level Survival Analysis Demonstrates No Link Between Paclitaxel Dose and Mortality in Patients Treated with IN.PACT Admiral DCB

DUBLIN and LEIPZIG, Germany – January 22, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new data shared on the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) drug-coated balloon (DCB) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the superficial femoral (SFA) and popliteal arteries. Outcomes from the IN.PACT DCB Paclitaxel Safety Analysis, an independent, patient-level survival […]

Medtronic Launches Mobile App That Communicates Directly with World’s First Smartphone-Connected Pacemakers

DUBLIN – January 15, 2019 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the launch of its MyCareLink Heart(TM) mobile app to support the world’s first and only portfolio of pacemakers that can communicate directly with patients’ smartphones and tablets. Compatible with Medtronic BlueSync(TM) technology-enabled pacemakers, the MyCareLink Heart mobile app is designed […]

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) […]

Edwards Lifesciences and Medtronic Lead the U.S. TAVR Market, Despite Threat of New Competition – New Analysis from iData Research

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to a new series of reports by iData Research, the United States cardiac surgery device market is valued at $5.7 billion USD and is forecast to exceed $10 billion by 2024. The largest segment of the cardiac surgery market is the transcatheter heart valve replacement (THVR) […]

New Findings Presented at the VEITHsymposium Reiterate Consistent, Durable Outcomes in Complex Aortic Disease with Heli-FX(TM) Endoanchor(TM) System

DUBLIN and NEW YORK – November 16, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new data on the Heli-FX(TM) EndoAnchor(TM) system, which demonstrated durability, safety and efficacy in patients with complex aortic abdominal aneurysm (AAA) anatomy, particularly those with hostile aortic neck anatomies. The new data were unveiled in presentations at the […]