Press Releases

ABBOTT PARK, Ill.—Abbott today announced it received CE Mark for XIENCE Sierra, the newest generation of the company’s gold-standard XIENCE everolimus-eluting coronary stent system. CE Mark allows sale of the device in the European Union and other countries that recognize CE Mark. Advances in…
DUBLIN, Ohio—Cordis, a Cardinal Health company, today unveiled a comprehensive interventional cardiology portfolio, which now includes two innovative coronary stents -- the TRYTON Side Branch Stent and Medinol’s NIRxcell™, a cobalt-chromium bare-metal stent (BMS). Cordis’ cardiology products…
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 — ROX Medical Inc., a privately held medical device company pioneering an innovative interventional vascular therapy for uncontrolled hypertension, announced the publication of 12-month outcomes of the ROX CONTROL HTN study in the prestigious journal,…
DANVERS, Mass., Oct. 26, 2017 — Abiomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, announced today the first patient treated with the Impella heart pump in Japan. The Impella 2.5® and Impella 5.0® heart pumps are approved for the treatment of drug-…
Third Quarter Highlights:Sales grew 11 percent; or an underlying1 13 percentGlobal THVT sales grew 17 percent; adjusted sales increased 20 percentTHVT U.S. sales grew 20 percent; OUS sales grew 13 percent, or an underlying 21 percentEPS grew 22 percent; adjusted EPS grew 24 percentReaffirmed…
DUBLIN - October 23, 2017 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first patient implant in the APOLLO Trial — the pivotal trial designed to evaluate the Intrepid(TM) TMVR system following receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA…
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 19, 2017 — CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy leader using CytoSorb® blood purification to treat deadly inflammation in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world, highlights the largest endocarditis valve…
GLEN MILLS, Pa., Oct. 17, 2017 — Unequal®, a leading manufacturer of sports protective gear, announced that the Food and Drug Administration has determined that Unequal's patented HART® CC Pad device, found in every Unequal HART chest protector, can improve safety on the playing field. This…
NEW YORK, October 4, 2017 — Peerbridge Health Inc., a Health IT company, announced today that its first product, The Peerbridge Cor™ System—a wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor—has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The patented Peerbridge Cor has…
DUBLIN — October 9, 2017 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Endurant(TM) II/IIs stent graft system to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients with neck lengths down to 4mm and <=60° infra-renal…
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 — ROX Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company pioneering an innovative interventional vascular therapy for Uncontrolled Hypertension, announced today that the first patient was treated in the CONTROL HyperTeNsion (HTN)-2 clinical study, the…
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 29, 2017 — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Fiasp® (insulin aspart injection) 100 Units/mL, a fast-acting mealtime insulin indicated to improve glycemic control in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Fiasp® can be…
DUBLIN — September 27, 2017 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its HeartWare(TM) HVAD(TM) System as a destination therapy for patients with advanced heart failure who are not candidates for heart transplants. The HVAD System, a left…
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 25, 2017 — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) has launched the Resonate™ family of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) systems featuring the HeartLogic™ Heart Failure Diagnostic to help physicians improve…
DALLAS and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 19, 2017 — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) today announced new data from the Multisensor Chronic Evaluation in Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients (MultiSENSE) study evaluating the performance of the HeartLogic™ Heart Failure Diagnostic to predict impending heart…
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, California (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—MyoKardia, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYOK) (“MyoKardia” or the “Company”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company pioneering a precision medicine approach for the treatment of heritable cardiovascular diseases, today announced that additional positive data…
LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 14, 2017 — G3 Pharmaceuticals, a newly formed biopharmaceutical company located in Lexington, MA, today announced the start of its research and development program to pursue novel galectin-3 inhibitors.   Galectin-3 is a protein that is responsible for fibrosis forming in…
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017 — Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that a new analysis of the cardiovascular outcomes study (FOURIER) demonstrated that lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels with Repatha® (evolocumab) significantly and consistently reduced…
September 14, 2017 — A global team of researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine that the study did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint, but yielded important results for all-cause mortality.Diabetes is a widespread and increasing problem currently affecting 30.3 million…
ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Zywie, a health IT company using technology to improve the early detection and precise remote monitoring of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), has been selected to participate in the Startup Showcase at the 2017 Venture Atlanta. The 10th annual…
DUBLIN and LAS VEGAS — September 12, 2017 — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) data announced today reinforce the durability and safety of the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) drug-coated balloon (DCB) in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The two-year, real-world results from the full clinical…