Press Releases

DUBLIN and LONDON — April 17, 2019 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced five-year outcomes from the VeClose Extension Study. Nick Morrison, M.D., Center for Vein Restoration, Mesa, Ariz., presented at the 2019 Charing Cross Symposium in London. The new data demonstrate durable and…
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 10, 2019 — BIOTRONIK today announced the United States (US) commercial launch of the PK Papyrus® covered coronary stent system for use in the emergency treatment of acute coronary perforations.1,2 More than 800,000 percutaneous coronary intervention procedures are…
DALLAS, April 9, 2019 — A research scientist from Cincinnati studying how the heart can repair itself and a research scientist from Houston looking into specific genetic causes of stroke each received $1 million awards from the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary…
DUBLIN and ORLANDO, Fla. — April 8, 2019 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced data showing promising economic outcomes for the Medtronic HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System after analyzing multiple clinical studies. The economic analyses of the HVAD System — a left ventricular assist device (…
Apr 05, 2019 | Submitted by: Medtronic
DUBLIN and ORLANDO, Fla. — April 5, 2019 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the results of an analysis on the impact of stroke severity in patients receiving its HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System as destination therapy, showing that targeted blood pressure management helped reduce serious…
Newton, Mass. – March 28, 2018 – Life Image, the world's largest global network for sharing clinical and imaging data that is powered by industry leading interoperability standards, and swyMed, a leading provider of mobile telemedicine solutions, today announced a new strategic partnership to…
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 1, 2019 – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced the launch of the UltraScore™ 014 Focused Force PTA Balloon. This marks the first scoring balloon with sheath compatibility as small as 4 French on the U.S. market.…
BE'ER SHEVA, Israel — Genoa, Italy — DiA Imaging Analysis, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered ultrasound analysis tools, announced today that it has partnered with the Italian healthcare IT company Ebit (Esaote Group), to offer DiA’s LVivo Cardiac Toolbox as an integrated…
NEW ORLEANS — Abiomed (NASDAQ:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies and the maker of the Impella RP heart pump, announces that survival data from the 18 month post-approval study of 42 Impella RP patients was presented at the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC)…
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., March 14, 2019 — 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-…
CHICAGO, March 7, 2019  – Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute is pioneering the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for cardiac screening in a new study of Eko’s cardiac monitoring platform. The study aims to demonstrate that Eko’s digital stethoscopes and AI algorithms can…
Menlo Park, Calif. — February 28, 2019 — iSchemaView, the worldwide leader in advanced imaging for stroke care and research, today announced RAPID ANGIO, a complete neuroimaging solution for the angiography suite that integrates iSchemaView’s RAPID software with syngo DynaCT Multiphase from…
DANVERS, Mass., February 20, 2019 – In a milestone for scientific research, Abiomed (NASDAQ: ABMD) has now invested more than $100 million over the past five years in clinical research on the Impella heart pump platform. Abiomed’s commitment to clinical research is detailed on a new webpage that…
DUBLIN — February 19, 2019 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended January 25, 2019. The company reported third quarter worldwide revenue of $7.546 billion, an increase of 2.4 percent as reported or 4.4 percent on an…
Newswise — LOS ANGELES – Keck Medicine of USC announces the acquisition of Los Angeles Cardiology Associates, a cardiovascular care group with eight locations across the Los Angeles region. This acquisition, effective Feb. 24, 2019, expands the cardiovascular care provided by Keck Medicine of…
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. Previously indicated for the endovascular treatment of adults with large or giant…
WASHINGTON (Feb 04, 2019) — The American College of Cardiology Foundation has acquired MedAxiom, a cardiovascular membership, services and consulting firm, adding the company’s recognized leadership in cardiovascular operations, performance improvement, and business acumen to ACC’s world class…
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 4, 2019 — Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced today that Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias, has enrolled and treated the first patient in its U.S. Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) study…
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…
DANVERS, Mass. — Abiomed (NASDAQ:ABMD) has achieved CE Mark for Impella Connect, the first-of-its kind cloud-based technology that enables secure, real-time, remote viewing of the Impella console for physicians and hospital staff from anywhere with Internet connectivity. European CE Mark adds to…
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 — Acutus Medical today announced 12-month data from the UNCOVER-AF trial investigating the use of the AcQMap advanced cardiac imaging and mapping visualization system in persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation procedures. Results presented at the 24th Annual…