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Medtronic touts Endurant stent graft data

April 18, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic touts positive data from a pair of clinical trials for its Endurant stent graft for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Medtronic touts Endurant stent graft data

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said data from a pair of clinical trials evaluating its Endurant stent graft for abdominal aortic aneurysms "affirm the Endurant stent graft's durable, consistent and proven outcomes."

Rox Medical closes enrollment in hypertension 'stent' trial

April 14, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Rox Medical closes enrollment in a clinical trial of its Rox Coupler, a stent-like device designed to treat hypertension by connecting the femoral vein and the femoral artery.

Rox Medical closes enrollment in hypertension 'stent' trial

Rox Medical said it closed enrollment in a 100-patient clinical trial of its Rox Coupler device, designed to treat hypertension by connecting the femoral artery and the femoral vein.

CEO Rodney Brenneman told MassDevice.com that Rox Medical, a Stanford spinout established in 2004 to pursue several indications including chronic obstructive lung disease and heart failure, noticed a dramatic effect on high blood pressure in COPD patients implanted with the device.

HeartWare gains on positive heart pump data

April 14, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Shares of HeartWare International gain after the medical device company reports positive results for a post-approval study of its HVAD implantable heart pump.

HeartWare gains on positive heart pump data

HeartWare International (NSDQ:HTWR) shares are up today on the medical device company's 1st release of data since its HVAD implantable heart pump went on the U.S. market.

Boston Scientific launches Parkinson's brain stim registry

April 14, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech titan Boston Scientific enrolls the first patient in a clinical registry evaluating the Vercise deep brain stimulation system for Parkinson's disease.

Boston Scientific launches Parkinson's brain stim study

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) kicked off a new registry evaluating deep brain stimulation in treatment of Parkinson's disease.

First successful lab-grown vaginas herald disruptive innovation on the horizon

April 11, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medical researchers successfully implant lab-grown vaginas in 4 young women stricken with a rare disease that left their own organs underdeveloped or absent.

First successful lab-grown vaginas herald disruptive innovation on the horizon

A team of researchers successfully implanted 4 young women with laboratory grown vaginas for the first time, representing an important breakthrough in regenerative medicine.

Abbott closes 3 clinical trials for disappearing drug-eluting coronary stent

April 10, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Healthcare giant Abbott completes enrollment in 3 clinical trials evaluating its novel dissolving, drug-eluting scaffold in patients with blocked heart vessels.

Abbott closes 3 clinical trials of dissappearing drug-eluting stents

Illinois healthcare titan Abbott (NYSE:ABT) closed 3 clinical trials after enrolling about 2,800 patients in studies of the company's dissolving Absorb drug-eluting scaffold.

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Paralysis: Medtronic's spinal stimulator helps 4 more regain movement

April 8, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Four patients with lower limb paralysis were able to move their legs on command after implantation with a Medtronic spinal stimulator, traditionally used to manage chronic pain.

Paralysis: Medtronic's spinal stimulator helps 3 more regain movement

Four patients were able to move their legs on command for the first time in more than 2 years after undergoing surgery to implant a Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) spinal cord stimulator, researchers said.

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