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Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Doctors ‘reanimate’ heart for first-of-its-kind transplant in the US
TransMedics announced today that the doctors at two hospitals performed the first U.S. heart transplants using donor hearts that were resuscitated using the company’s organ care system (OCS). The transplants from donation after circulatory death (DCD) took place at Duke University...
December 5, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
ALung Technologies Announces Continued Progress Towards Completion of Two Landmark Pivotal Trials 
ALung Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) technologies for treating patients with acute respiratory failure, announced the recent achievement of two significant clinical trial milestones, enrollment of 60 plus patients in its U.S. based VENT-AVOID...
December 3, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
BioVentrix Gains FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for their Revivent TC Transcatheter Ventricular Enhancement System
BioVentrix, Inc., a privately-held company with a first-in-class, transcatheter-based structural heart device to treat heart failure, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company Breakthrough Device Designation status for its Revivent TC™ Transcatheter Ventricular...
November 20, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Centerline Biomedical Announces First-in-Human Use of IOPS™ Intra-Operative Positioning System
Centerline Biomedical, Inc., a spinout company from Cleveland Clinic, announced the successful first human clinical use of its groundbreaking IOPS™ technology. IOPS, the Intra-Operative Positioning System, provides doctors performing minimally-invasive vascular repairs with an intuitive, interactive color 3D display. IOPS, the...
November 18, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Edwards Lifesciences gets approval for SAPIEN 3 TAVI valve in Europe
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, today announced that it has received CE Mark to expand use of the Edwards SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve for the...
November 14, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Saranas Announces First Commercial Case With Early Bird® Bleed Monitoring System in the U.S. 
Saranas, Inc. announced completion of the first U.S. commercial case using the Early Bird® Bleed Monitoring System for real-time detection and monitoring of endovascular bleed complications. Dr. Robert Kipperman, co-director of the Structural Heart Disease Program at Morristown Medical Center, and...
November 7, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Anaconda Biomed Announces First-in-Human Study of Next-Generation Thrombectomy System 
Anaconda Biomed, a medical technology company developing a next-generation thrombectomy system for the treatment of ischemic stroke, has announced the completion of initial patient cases in a first-in-human study at Hospital Vall d’Hebron in Barcelona. This 125-patient, prospective, multi-center study will assess...
November 5, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Siemens Healthineers Completes  Corindus Vascular Robotics Acquisition for $1.1B
Siemens Healthineers AG completed the acquisition of 100 percent of Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. effective October 29, 2019. Prior to the closing of the acquisition, Corindus held a shareholders’ meeting on October 25, 2019, at which 87.5 percent of their...
October 29, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
3D Printed Cells and Bioinks for Making Implantable Blood Vessels
A biomimetic blood vessel was fabricated using a modified 3D cell printing technique and bioinks, which were formulated from smooth muscle cells from a human aorta and endothelial cells from an umbilical vein. The result is a fully functional blood...
October 28, 2019
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