MIVI Neuroscience’s next-generation DAISe blood clot management system has had its first-in-human use for treatment of ischemic stroke.
The procedure took place in South America, the company said in a statement. DAISe is designed to remove a clot as well as filter and capture clot emboli that fracture during removal. It has a three-dimensional, vessel-conforming meshwork of hundreds of polymeric fibers that act as a mechanical backstop to capture debris as small as 40 um while maintaining blood flow through the device. Device delivery is similar to that of a stent retriever.
Steve MacMillan took over as CEO of Hologic in 2013, drawing on his experience at medtech titans like Stryker and Johnson & Johnson. Since then, Hologic has grown into a $3 billion business.
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