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TCT 2014 Roundup

September 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A roundup of studies released at the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapies conference in Washington this week.

TCT 2014 Roundup

Here's a look at some of the news coming out of Washington at the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapies conference this week:

Digital health: Medtronic launches heart-monitoring patch

September 15, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech titan Medtronic launches U.S. sales of the SEEQ wearable heart monitor it picked up in this year's acquisition of Corventis.

Digital health: Medtronic launches wearable heart monitor

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is poised to make a big splash in remote patient monitoring with the commercial launch of its SEEQ skin-worn heart monitoring patch.

Neurovascular: Covidien begins enrollment in 2 new trials

September 15, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Covidien begins enrolling patients in clinical trials for its Pipeline embolization system as well as all its endovascular stroke devices.

Covidien begins enrollment for 2 new trials

Covidien (NYSE:COV) announced today that it enrolled the 1st patients in a pair of clinical trials evaluating the company's neurovascular technologies.

TCT 2014: Is renal denervation dead or alive?

September 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Is renal denervation for hypertension dead or alive? Experts agree that more studies are needed.

TCT 2014: Is renal denervation dead or alive?

The efficacy of renal denervation is in doubt and should be confirmed or ruled out in treating resistant hypertension, according to an expert panel in a debate over the once high-flying technology at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference in Washington.

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 by MassDevice

Plus 3

Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.

 

TCT 2014: TAVI takes center stage

September 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Transcatheter aortic valve implants take center stage at the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference with the latest data dumps from rivals Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences.

TCT 2014: TAVI takes center stage

Corindus raises $26.6M for vascular robot

September 15, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Corindus Vascular Robotics plans to boost its commercial efforts with the $26.6 million it closed in a private placement round.

Corindus raises $26.6M for vascular robot

Massachusetts-based Corindus Vascular Robotics has big plans for its newly secured $26.6 million, raised in a private placement funding round.

Corindus sold nearly 10.7 million shares at $2.50 apiece through a Securities Purchase Agreement, with Cowen & Co. and Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. acting as placement agents.

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