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Neograft raises $11M for vascular sleeve

July 15, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Massachusetts-based Neograft raises $11 million in support of its Angioshield polymer sleeve for supporting arterial veins.

Neograft raises $11M for vascular sleeve

Bay State startup Neograft closed an $11 million equity funding round in support of its vascular sleeve technology.

Neograft's Angioshield device "creates a micro-fibrous, polymer sleeve intimately surrounding the outside surface of a harvested vein to mechanically reinforce and protect it from overdilation," according to the company. The technology is not yet approved for clinical use.

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Covidien lands FDA win for neurovascular micro catheter

June 11, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

FDA regulators give Covidien the stamp of approval for the company's Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter, the 1st of its kind with a detachable tip.

Covidien lands FDA win for neurovascular micro catheter

Medtech giant Covidien (NYSE:COV) this week touted FDA approval for its Apollo Onyx delivery micro catheter, the 1st FDA-approved device of its kind with a detachable tip.

Flow Forward emerges from Novita incubator with vascular access tech

May 30, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Kansas bioscience incubator Novita spins out Flow Forward with vascular access devices for hemodialysis patients.

Flow Forward emerges from Novita incubator with vascular access tech

Early state vascular devices maker Flow Forward emerged from the nest, so to speak, spinning out of the Novita life sciences incubator in Olathe, Kansas.

Founded in 2011, Flow Forward  is taking with it the AFE System, a device intended to help more patients undergo hemodialysis via an   arteriovenous fistula (AVF), the gold standard in vascular access sites.

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Another FDA win for Reverse Medical with IDE nod for Barrel vascular device

April 15, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Reverse Medical wins FDA approval to launch U.S. clinical trials of its Barrel vascular reconstruction device for use in treating aneurysms.

Reverse Medical lands U.S. approval to study Barrel vascular reconstruction

California-based Reverse Medical landed key FDA approval to launch U.S. clinical trials of its Barrel vascular reconstruction device for treatment of intracranial bifurcation aneurysms.

The company plans to finalize its trial structure "very soon" and begin enrolling patients within the next few months, president & CEO Jeffrey Valko said in prepared remarks.

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Analogic wins FDA clearance for handheld Sonic Window vascular ultrasound

April 9, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Analogic says it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Sonic Window, a handheld ultrasound device for visualizing the vasculature for peripheral IV access.

Analogic wins FDA clearance for handheld Sonic Window vascular ultrasound

Analogic (NSDQ:ALOG) said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its handheld Sonic Window ultrasound device, designed to help caregivers view the vasculature to guide peripheral IV placement.

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Catheter maker Bi02 Medical raises $6M

March 14, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Bi02 Medical, which makes the Angel vena cava filter catheter, reports a nearly $6 million equity round.

Catheter maker Bi02 Medical raises $6M

Bi02 Medical, maker of the Angel vena cava filter catheter, said it raised nearly $5.9 million in a hoped-for $7.5 million equity offering.

The funding round for the San Antonio, Texas-based medical device company involved 10 unnamed investors, according to a regulatory filing.

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