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TYRX Presents Early Clinical Results from AIGISRX(TM) Antibacterial Envelope Retrospective Registry

... TYRX, Inc., a leader in the commercialization of implantable medical-pharmaceutical devices announced today at ... AIGIS also securely holds a pacemaker (PM) or implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in order to ... medical device manufacturer, commercializes implantable combination drug/device products, including the ...

Boston Scientific Data Show Real-World Survival Rates for Implantable Cardiac Device Patients Exceed Rates From Clinical Trials

... program that show real-word survival rates for implantable cardiac device patients exceeding rates from ... Five-year survival rate data for patients using implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac ... physicians to schedule remote follow-ups of implantable cardiac device patients to monitor specific ...

Implantable Defibrillators Lower Risk of Death in Older Heart Patients

... Association rapid access journal report: Study highlights: -- implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) may reduce the risk of death by 30 ... healthier patients. DALLAS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) can improve survival in patients with ...

Berlin Heart's EXCOR(R) Pediatric Receives Unconditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Approval

... is the only company worldwide that develops, produces, and distributes implantable and external ventricular assist devices for patients of every age and body ... segments in Germany and in Europe. The company also manufactures the implantable left ventricular assist device INCOR(R), which has been designed for ...

Can Implantable Devices for Heart Failure Help Assess Risk of Future Adverse Events for Heart Failure Patients?

... the results of evaluating the intrathoracic fluid data collected by implantable devices used to treat patients with heart failure as a possible tool to ... order to determine the outcome of diagnostic information obtained from an implantable cardiac defibrillator which measures changes in fluid levels in the ...

Atrium Medical Corporation Announces First Implant of First-in-Man CINATRA(TM) Voclosporin Coated Coronary Stent

... coronary stent (BMS) platform. This first use study of voclosporin on an implantable medical device will enroll 100 patients, and will be conducted at seven ... Inc., licensed exclusively to Atrium Medical in 2005 for use with implantable medical devices. About Atrium Atrium's vast expertise in medical ...

New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell is First New York Medical Center to Offer Tantalus Clinical Trial to Diabetes Patients

... implantable Device Designed for Type-2 Diabetes Patients Who Are Overweight and ... patients for a national clinical research study of an investigational implantable device designed to help those with type-2 diabetes who are overweight and ...

WorldHeart Announces Further Milestone in Miniaturized Assist Pump Development

... rotary VAD. It is the only bearingless, fully magnetically levitated implantable centrifugal rotary pump with clinical experience. An advanced, ... the PediaFlow VAD is being developed to provide medium-term (< 1 year) implantable circulatory support to patients from birth to 2 years of age with ...

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

... (CRT-Ds) to be associated with a significant 29 percent reduction (p=0.003) in death or heart failure interventions when compared to traditional implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). High risk(1), asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic, New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class I and II(2) patients ...

New MADIT II Clinical Data Analysis Shows Long-Term Survival Benefit for Implantable Defibrillator Therapy

... (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that an analysis of long-term data from the MADIT II clinical study demonstrates that the life-saving benefits of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy remain sustainable at eight years. This is the first time long-term data have been presented regarding the ...

HeartWare International Clinical Trial Shows 90% Survival at 180 Days

... of these is expected to do so in early June. About HeartWare International HeartWare International develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs), to treat patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The HeartWare(R) Ventricular Assist ...

Impulse Dynamics Announces Pivotal Results at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Late-Breaking Session

... Modulation is a new treatment for patients with heart failure. Unlike electrical signals delivered by other cardiac devices, such as pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, CCM signals do not initiate a heartbeat. Rather, CCM signals are intended to modify heart cell function in a manner that improves the ...

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Receives Letter From FDA Outlining Path Forward to Resume Oxycyte Clinical Trials in TBI in U.S.A.

... monitoring. The company has under development a perfluorocarbon therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product (Oxycyte(R)) and an implantable glucose sensor. These products are based upon core technologies that include biomedical applications for PFCs and medical and industrial applications ...

DSM Obtains Exclusive World-Wide License for Innovative Drug Delivery Technology

... industries. Its portfolio includes coatings, drug delivery platforms and a wide range of biomedical materials for use in short and long term implantable medical devices. In drug delivery, DSM employs the Trancerta(TM) Drug Delivery approach which is based on DSM's core strengths in polymers combined ...

First Swiss Patients Treated with the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... Heart Failure Clinic commented: "Heart failure is a devastating disease, significantly more common than cancer and has the same poor life-expectancy. implantable devices such as cardiac resynchronization therapy have improved the quality of life of these patients. Now with percutaneous mitral valve repair, I ...

Cordex Pharma Announces Strategic Master Services Equity Agreement With Cato BioVentures

... which identifies bradycardic syncope patients who could benefit from cardiac pacemaker therapy. The only approved diagnostic for this purpose is the implantable Loop Recorder (ILR), a medical device that is surgically implanted in the patient's chest. We believe that ATPace will offer a quick, safe and ...

Sunshine Heart Announces IDE Approval To Begin C-Pulse U.S. Clinical Feasibility Trial

... (FDA) to begin its first U.S. clinical feasibility trial for the C-Pulse(TM) device in patients with moderate heart failure. C-Pulse is an implantable aortic cuff, designed as a cost effective heart assist therapy. The device is a uniquely positioned Class III heart failure therapy that offers an ...

Positive Mid-Term Results on CryoValve(R) SG Pulmonary Human Heart Valve Presented at Western Thoracic Meeting

... processed pulmonary human heart valves. About CryoLife, Inc. Founded in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the United States and Canada. The Company recently received FDA clearance ...

Terumo Heart Obtains IRB Approval from the University of Michigan to Initiate DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System U.S. Pivotal Trial

... to provide cardiac support for patients who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular failure. It is currently the only CE marked implantable LVAS combining a centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation of the impeller, providing exceptional reliability and minimizing the potential for blood ...

Sahajanand Medical Technologies PAINT Trial Results Support Safety and Efficacy of the Infinnium and Supralimus Stents

... Stent Manufacturer in world to have two DES systems in its product portfolio. It is India's largest manufacturing company based on Evidence Based implantable Medical Devices and Medical Equipments. The products are manufactured conforming to the international quality standards and are offered at the most ...

CryoLife Announces First Implant of Combination Aortic-Mitral Allograft Heart Valve at the Cleveland Clinic

... of the affected valves. About CryoLife, Inc. Founded in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the United States and Canada. The Company recently received FDA clearance ...

Terumo Heart Summarizes Results of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Implants

... to provide cardiac support for patients who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular failure. It is currently the only CE marked implantable LVAS combining a centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation of the impeller, providing exceptional reliability and minimizing the potential for blood ...

Presentation of HeartWare Clinical Results

... from heart failure and fewer than 3,000 donor hearts become available each year. About HeartWare HeartWare develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs), designed to treat patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The Company is ...

New Research for Mechanical Support Devices in Pediatrics to Be Released at International Heart and Lung Transplant Meeting

... this vacancy, the NHLBI Pediatric Circulatory Support Program awarded five contracts to develop a family of devices. These include: -- An implantable mixed-flow ventricular assist device designed specifically for patients up to two years of age -- Another mixed-flow ventricular assist device ...

Wayne State University and Oakwood Partner in New Device to Combat Congestive Heart Failure

... the effects of Heart Failure), the HeartNet therapy researched collaboratively by the School of Medicine and Oakwood Healthcare System involves an implantable device that wraps around the heart to increase its pumping ability. The HeartNet is an elasticized structure implanted via a minimally invasive ...

Orqis(R) Medical's Cancion(R) System Significantly Increases Cardiac Performance

... between medical management and more invasive procedures without ever touching the heart. The percutaneous Cancion System has secured the CE mark. The implantable Exeleras(R) System is in development. For more information on Orqis Medical, please visit http://www.orqis.com Note: Orqis(R), Cancion(R), and ...

Valor Medical Announces First Human Implant of Neucrylate AN(TM) for Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysm

... into a solid spongy material. The liquid enables the surgeon to totally fill the aneurysm regardless of shape, a property that is not found with implantable coils. A cerebral aneurysm is a swelling of an artery in the brain. As the swelling increases the blood-vessel wall weakens and can rupture, ...

DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Receives Conditional Approval for US Pivotal Trial

... to provide cardiac support for patients who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular failure. It is currently the only CE marked implantable LVAS combining a centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation of the impeller, providing exceptional reliability and minimizing the potential for blood ...

Vanderbilt Medical Center Seeks Middle Tennesseans with Type 2 Diabetes Who are Overweight for National Clinical Trial

... evaluating an investigational device, the TANTALUS System. Diabetes affects more than 400,000 individuals in Tennessee. The TANTALUS System is an implantable device that delivers electrical pulses to the stomach when a person eats. The primary objective of the randomized, double-blind controlled study is ...

Terumo Heart Reports Summary of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS Clinical Trial Results

... to provide cardiac support for patients who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular failure. It is currently the only approved implantable LVAS combining a centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation of the impeller, providing exceptional reliability and minimizing the potential for blood ...

Terumo Heart to Announce Results of European Clinical Trial of DuraHeart(TM) LVAS at European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons Meeting in September

... intended to provide cardiac support for patients who are at risk of death due to end-stage left ventricular failure. It is the only approved implantable Left Ventricular Assist System combining a centrifugal pump with magnetic levitation of the impeller, providing exceptional reliability and ...

MIV Therapeutics Announces Pivotal Test Results Further Validating Company Stent Coatings Meet Critical FDA Fatigue Guidelines

... systems for cardiovascular stents and other implantable medical devices, today announced that a recent ... as a bone substitute material and for coatings on implantable fixation devices in orthopedic, dental and other ... additionally designed to suit a broad range of implantable medical devices that could benefit from ...

MIV Therapeutics Announces Renowned Researcher to Detail Milestone Pre-Clinical Results at Prominent International Conference EuroPCR 2007

... systems for Cardiovascular stents and other implantable medical devices, is pleased to announce that ... as a bone substitute material and for coatings on implantable fixation devices in orthopedic, dental and other ... additionally designed to suit a broad range of implantable medical devices that could benefit from ...

Intarcia Therapeutics Announces Final Results From a Phase 2 Study of Injectable Omega Interferon plus Ribavirin for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Genotype-1

... and pharmacokinetics through the delivery of omega interferon with the implantable DUROS device." The Phase 2 trial compared the safety and antiviral ... and consistent dose of omega interferon for three months via the implantable DUROS device, a drug delivery technology developed by ALZA Corporation, ...

Study Supports Cost-Effectiveness of Medtronic's Spasticity Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy

... and spinal origin, including stroke, cerebral palsy, brain injury, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis. It uses Medtronic's SynchroMed implantable Infusion System, which consists of a programmable drug pump connected to a thin tube, or catheter, to deliver precise amounts of a muscle relaxant ...

Positive Statistical Analysis from Synthetic Blood's Oxycyte Traumatic Brain Injury Trial Indicates Achievement of Primary Endpoint

... of oxygen therapeutics and continuous substrate monitoring. The Company has under development a blood substitute, a liquid ventilation product and an implantable glucose sensor. These products are based upon core technologies that include biomedical applications for perfluorocarbons, and medical and ...

Intarcia Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Final Results From a Phase 2 Combination Study for the Treatment of Hepatitis C at the Digestive Disease Week Conference

... more effective treatment. Omega DUROS therapy is designed to deliver a continuous and consistent dose of omega interferon for three months via the implantable DUROS device, a drug delivery technology developed by ALZA Corporation, and licensed to Intarcia for use in certain broad fields. Another product ...
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