Press Releases

DUBLIN and PARIS — May 24, 2018 — Investigators today unveiled clinical data from the independently run Onyx 1-Month OCT Study, which showed strong early vessel healing in a patient population that contained a high percentage of patients with complex coronary artery disease who were implanted…
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 23, 2018 - Avinger, Inc. (AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), announced today that the Company received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its next generation Pantheris®…
PARIS, May 22, 2018 — HeartFlow, Inc. today announced new data from the PACIFIC trial showed that the HeartFlow Analysis had the highest diagnostic performance for detecting coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common form of heart disease, when compared to other commonly used non-invasive…
DUBLIN — May 16, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced the initiation of a clinical study in the U.S. to assess the safety and efficacy of drug-eluting stents (DES) for the treatment of bifurcation lesions, which account for approximately 20 percent of all percutaneous coronary…
PASADENA, Calif., May 16, 2018 — The FH Foundation, a leading research and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of a new research study that aims to understand the willingness for individuals with a clinical diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) and their family members to…
DUBLIN and BOSTON — May 11, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced new clinical study results demonstrating that an investigational algorithm, utilizing the accelerometer signal in the Micra(TM) Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) may restore AV synchrony, improving cardiac function in…
Phillipsburg, NJ—INFINITT North America, an award-winning developer of image and data management solutions for healthcare, announced today that they have achieved certification from the American College of Cardiology (ACC), demonstrating that INFINITT Cardiology Suite-v. 1.0.8.1 meets NCDR…
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 10, 2018 — AliveCor, the leader in artificial intelligence and FDA-cleared personal electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, today announced an important milestone in its work with Mayo Clinic on Long QT Syndrome (LQTS). In an abstract published today at the Heart Rhythm…
SEATTLE, May 9, 2018 — Bardy Diagnostics, Inc., ("BardyDx"), a leading provider of ambulatory cardiac monitoring technologies and custom data solutions, including the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor ("CAM™"), the world's only P-wave centric™ ambulatory cardiac patch monitor and arrhythmia detection…
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 8, 2018 — Acutus Medical®, a global heart rhythm technology company, today announced that the AcQMap® High Resolution Imaging and Mapping System has been utilized for the first time in U.S. patients. The company also revealed initiation of a new clinical study to evaluate…
STOCKHOLM, May 7, 2018 — In patients who have suffered from a heart attack, a large portion of heart cells die, which may cause heart failure and significant mortality and morbidity. The aim of the collaboration with the global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is to develop new ways of…
May 04, 2018 | Submitted by: Abbott
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 3, 2018 — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Advisor™ HD Grid Mapping Catheter, Sensor Enabled™. Advisor HD Grid employs a new design that allows physicians to see things differently, capturing and analyzing data in…
SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Eidos Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a novel oral therapy to treat transthyretin (TTR) amyloidosis (ATTR), today announced dosing of the first patient in the Phase 2 clinical trial of AG10 in patients with ATTR…
Vienna, VA (April 25, 2017) — James K. Min, MD, FSCCT, has been selected for a five-year term as the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT). He in turn has named Todd C. Villines, MD, FSCCT, as executive editor along with Gudrun Feuchtner, MD. JCCT is…
TITUSVILLE, N.J., April 27, 2018 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the results of a real-world study showing that adults with type 2 diabetes initiated on INVOKANA® (canagliflozin) 300mg had significantly better blood glucose control, based on A1C…
DUBLIN and SAN DIEGO — April 26, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced two-year outcomes for the Harmony(TM) Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early feasibility study. Presented at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 41st Annual Scientific…
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., April 24, 2018 — CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy leader using its CytoSorb® blood purification technology to treat deadly inflammation in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world, announced first patient…
AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2018 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced an additional analysis from the landmark CANVAS Program showing INVOKANA® (canagliflozin) improved renal outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with or at high risk for…
Santa Clara, Calif. — April 5, 2018 — Cardiva Medical®, an innovator in the field of vascular closure, today announced the company has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an expanded indication of the VASCADE® Vascular Closure System. Already approved for use…
DUBLIN — April 9, 2018 — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin an investigational device exemption (IDE) pivotal trial to evaluate the Symplicity Spyral(TM) renal denervation system in patients with high blood pressure (hypertension).…
ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 29, 2018 — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today the company has initiated the landmark GUIDE-HF clinical trial using the CardioMEMS™ HF System. The GUIDE-HF trial will study whether the CardioMEMS device can improve survival and quality of life for people living with New…