Press Releases

Redwood City, Calif. — October 29, 2018 — Today, on World Stroke Day, iSchemaView, the worldwide leader in advanced imaging for stroke, announced that adoption of its RAPID advanced imaging platform has grown more than 100 percent year-to-date. Over 700 stroke centers around the world have now…
Berkeley, CA, Oct. 25, 2018 — Eko, creators of a heart and lung monitoring platform that combines non-invasive cardiac sensors with machine learning, has announced a collaboration with Mayo Clinic to develop a data-driven technology — using machine learning and a smart digital stethoscope — to…
DUBLIN — October 23, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Valiant Navion(TM) thoracic stent graft system for the minimally invasive repair of all lesions of the descending thoracic aorta, including thoracic…
DUBLIN — October 21, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announced today that its co-founder, Earl E. Bakken, passed away peacefully on October 21, 2018 at his home on Kiholo Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii. He was 94 years old. "Today we are saddened by the passing of Earl Bakken, but we also…
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2018 – Cardialen, Inc., a medical device company developing a low-energy implantable defibrillation therapy designed to more gently restore normal heart rhythm, announced today the closing of a $17 million Series B investment led by RiverVest Venture Partners, along with…
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2018 — 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 commenced the U.S. pivotal trial that will study its self-expanding CENTERA…
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 2018 — Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that empagliflozin met the primary efficacy endpoint, defined as a change from baseline in A1C versus placebo after 26 weeks of treatment, for all doses investigated (2.5…
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2018 — Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) today announced positive data from a planned interim analysis of the ongoing open-label extension of the Phase 2 trial of its investigational drug candidate ralinepag, a next-generation, oral, selective and potent prostacyclin…
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 — Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring, announced at a 60th anniversary educational event that the Every Heartbeat Matters initiative has exceeded the…
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 25, 2018 — Shimadzu Medical Systems USA and Change Healthcare, have entered a partnership through which Shimadzu will offer Change Healthcare Cardiology™ Hemo, along with its Trinias line of angiography systems. The announcement was made today at the annual Transcatheter…
DUBLIN — September 18, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational device exemption (IDE) to initiate a single-arm study to evaluate the CoreValve Evolut(TM)TAVR system in patients with bicuspid aortic valves…
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (SEPTEMBER 17, 2018) — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the first European patient implant of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis with ACTIVE CONTROL System. This next-generation endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) device is indicated to…
Minneapolis, MN—September 13, 2018—Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation®(MHIF) enrolled their first patient in the TVINCITIES study (aorTic Valve dIsease aNd raCIal dispariTIES). This study is an example of physician-initiated research conducted at MHIF and is inspired and…
DUBLIN – September 10, 2018 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the start of the Onyx ONE Clear Study in the U.S. and Japan that will evaluate one-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in high bleeding risk patients implanted with the Resolute Onyx™ Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) during…
London—September 7, 2018—BTG plc (LSE: BTG), the global specialist healthcare company, today announces it has acquired Novate Medical Ltd. (“Novate”), a medical device company focused on the prevention of pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients at high risk of venous thromboembolic events. Novate…
Frauenfeld, September 05, 2018 — SIS Medical, a Swiss manufacturer of innovative cardiology products, is launching three new models of its balloon catheters. EasyT, NIC 1.1 hydro and NIC Nano hydro have characteristics that define new standards for this type of catheters. They also recently…
DUBLIN and MUNICH — August 28, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new findings from the CRYO4PERSISTENT AF clinical trial demonstrating improved quality of life, reduced symptoms from abnormal heart rhythms, and low incidence of reinterventions and repeat ablation procedures. The…
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27, 2018 — Jonathan Chen, MD, will join Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery on September 1, 2018. Dr. Chen joins a world-renowned surgical team who are pioneers in developing innovative surgical techniques, including…
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2018 — Prevencio, Inc. today announces data demonstrating its HART PAD™ test accurately diagnoses peripheral artery disease (PAD) in diabetes mellitus (DM) patients, a patient population in which PAD prevalence has traditionally been difficult to assess. Researchers…
Santa Monica, CA, Aug. 14, 2018 — BioSig Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BSGM), announced that the Company has received 510(k) clearance for its first product, PURE EP System, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).   The non-invasive PURE EP System is a computerized system intended for…
Redwood City, Calif. — August 14, 2018 — iSchemaView, the leader in cerebrovascular imaging analysis, today announced accelerated adoption of the RAPID advanced imaging platform. Over 575 stroke centers in 22 countries around the world have now committed to using the RAPID platform, with 520…