Press Releases

Vienna, VA (August 13, 2018) — B. Kelly Han, MD, FSCCT, is the recipient of the inaugural 2018 DeHaan Award for Innovation in Cardiology, and presented the first Dehaan Award Lecture at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 13th Annual Scientific Meeting in Dallas, Texas on…
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 8, 2018 — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire VENITI, Inc., a privately-held company in Fremont, California which has developed and commercialized the VICI VENOUS STENT® System for treating venous obstructive…
LONDON—Aug. 6, 2018—LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ: LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced the conclusion of the PRELUDE feasibility study for its Caisson Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) system. The PRELUDE first-in-human study evaluated the Company’s TMVR system…
DUBLIN — July 31, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Implantable System for Remodulin® (ISR) to treat patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Through a first-of-its-kind collaboration, the Medtronic SynchroMed(TM) II…
BREA, California, July 25, 2018 — A recent article in the Annals of Emergency Medicine reported on the diagnostic accuracy of the newly released Beckman Coulter Access hsTnI assay in expediting the emergency department (ED) disposition for patients evaluated for suspected acute coronary syndrome…
DALLAS, July 19, 2018 — Ensuring patients with heart failure have access to the latest evidence-based care, and improved outcomes and quality of life, is at the core of a hospital certification program offered by the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization…
SAN CARLOS, Calif., July 17, 2018 — BAROnova, Inc., announced today that it has submitted a Pre-Market Approval (PMA) application for the TransPyloric Shuttle device intended for the treatment of obesity to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Obesity is a worldwide epidemic with over 40% of…
KALAMAZOO, Michigan, USA, July 16, 2018 — Stryker Corporation announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted pre-market approval (PMA) for the Surpass Streamline Flow Diverter to treat unruptured large and giant wide neck intracranial aneurysms.  The device is the second…
DUBLIN — July 12, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling expansion for the Medtronic SelectSecure(TM) MRI SureScan(TM) Model 3830 cardiac pacing lead to include stimulation of the bundle of His. It is the only pacing lead on the market…
MIAMI, July 11, 2018 — Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine today announced the launch of a new clinical trial that will assess the impact of high-dose omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D supplementation on halting the…
DUBLIN — July 10, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) and UnitedHealthcare today announced first year results from an innovative value-based relationship focused on delivering patient-centered solutions that improve health outcomes while reducing soaring healthcare costs related to managing diabetes…
SAN DIEGO, July 9, 2018 — Companion Medical, a leader in the development of advanced technology to improve diabetes care, has received FDA clearance for the Android version of its InPen™ app, clearing the way for release of the first smart pen system for Android users. The InPen system has been…
BEDMINSTER, N.J., and DUBLIN, Ireland, June 28, 2018 — Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health, today announced that the last patient study visit has occurred in its…
CHICAGO – June 26, 2018 – Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, the top-ranked cardiovascular program in Illinois for the last 10 consecutive years, received a $25 million gift from the Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation, formed by Neil G. Bluhm, a prominent Chicago…
DUBLIN — June 25, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the MiniMed(TM) 670G hybrid closed loop system — the first and only system to automate and personalize the delivery of basal insulin 24…
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, June 23, 2018 — Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced findings from two new analyses of the landmark EMPA-REG OUTCOME® trial, presented at the 78th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions®. Results include a…
Twinsburg, OH, June 15, 2018 — Hitachi Healthcare Americas will be demonstrating its latest technologies at ASE 2018 in Nashville, TN June 23rd - 25th. Committed to delivering solutions that help providers meet new challenges, Hitachi’s bed-to-the-report workflow sets a new standard for…
DUBLIN—June 21, 2018—Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the MiniMed(TM) 670G system in patients with type 1 diabetes seven years of age and older. This newest system by…
SAN FRANCISCO – June 19, 2018 – Bay Labs, a medical technology company at the forefront of applying artificial intelligence (AI) to cardiovascular imaging, today announced its EchoMD AutoEF software product received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the fully…
DALLAS, June 15, 2018 – The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today announced the start of a new multi-year collaborative initiative supported by founding sponsors Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), and Novo Nordisk. The initiative’s…
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 14, 2018 — Avinger, Inc. (AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced the initiation of the SCAN study, a post-market study comparing optical coherence tomography (OCT) with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) as…