Press Releases

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…
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…
LEIPZIG and MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (January 22, 2019) — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced diabetic subanalysis results from the IMPERIAL trial in which patients treated with the ELUVIA™ Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System demonstrated statistically significant lower rates of target lesion…
LEIPZIG, Germany and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 22, 2019 — Today, Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) announced positive 12-month data demonstrating that patients who were treated with the VICI VENOUS STENT® System for iliac and femoral vein obstructions exhibited a high rate of patent, or open, target…
GREENVILLE, N.C. — RFPi Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin marketing for use by surgeons in open surgery its iCertainty™ blood flow and perfusion imaging medical device. RFPi’s proprietary product shows real-time blood flow and perfusion in…
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases (NINDS) to study the use of neuroimaging to pinpoint the risk factors of stroke recurrence. It is the first-ever R01 grant for the Department of Radiology at…
(Miami – January 2, 2019) – Joseph Lamelas, M.D., an internationally recognized expert cardiac surgeon who helped pioneer minimally invasive approaches to cardiac surgery, has joined the University of Miami Health System as chief of cardiothoracic surgery and professor of surgery within the…
VALHALLA, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2018 — Retia Medical, LLC, a medical device company focused on advancing the quality and clinical use of hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that its Argos Cardiac Output (CO) Monitor has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510k clearance and is now available…
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13, 2018 — The Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) is leading a new clinical study to optimize care for people with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease through evaluation of a multidisciplinary approach at cardiology clinics across the U.S. The…
DUBLIN — December 10, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it has been named one of America's Most JUST Companies in 2018, according to Forbes magazine and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks publicly-traded corporations on the issues…