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Medtronic takes another crack at renal denervation

April 1, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic launches a new clinical trial examining renal denervation as a treatment for hypertension, aiming to settle the 'confounding factors' that led to the failure of its Symplicity-3 trial.

Medtronic takes another crack at renal denervation

FDA OKs SynCardia trial for bridge-to-transplant indication

March 31, 2015 by Brad Perriello

SynCardia says the FDA approved a clinical trial of its artificial heart as a bridge to transplant for patients with heart failure.

FDA OKs SynCardia trial for bridge-to-transplant indication

SynCardia Systems said today that it won FDA approval for a clinical trial of its artificial heart as a bridge to transplant for patients with heart failure.

InVivo Therapeutics adds 4th clinical site

March 30, 2015 by Brad Perriello

InVivo Therapeutics adds the 4th site to a feasibility study of its biodegradable implant to treat acute spinal cord injuries.

InVivo Therapeutics adds 4th clinical site

Bioness launches clinical trial for StimRouter in overactive bladder

March 30, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Bioness says 4 patients were successfully implanted with its StimRouter neuromodulation device to treat their overactive bladders.

Bioness launches clinical trial for StimRouter in overactive bladder

Bioness last week said it's making progress with a Canadian study of its StimRouter neuromodulation device designed to expand the number of conditions for which it can be used for treatment.

Obalon launches pivotal trial for weight-loss balloon

March 27, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Armed with a recent $30 million funding found, Obalon Therapeutics launches a pivotal trial for its ingestible weight loss balloon.

Obalon launches pivotal trial for weight-loss balloon

California's Obalon Therapeutics said it launched a pivotal trial set for as many as 15 sites across the U.S. that will test its ingestible, gas-filled weight-loss balloon.

Kips Bay Medical turns to founder Villafana

March 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Manny Villafana, who founded St. Jude Medical and Kips Bay Medical, joins a last-gasp, $3 million funding round for Kips Bay.

Kips Bay Medical turns to founder Villafana

InVivo adds 3rd site to clinical trial

March 26, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

InVivo Therapeutics adds a 3rd clinical site to a feasibility study of its biodegradable implant to treat acute spinal cord injuries.

InVivo adds 3rd site to clinical trial

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