A bandage-sized heart monitor, an extracorporeal blood pump that mimics the human heart, and a heart valve that can grow with a child were among the six winners of a contest in Philadelphia for innovative pediatric cardiovascular devices. The Pediatric Device Innovation Symposium organized by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National […]
Early stage vascular device developer Flow Forward said today it closed an additional $1 million in Series A funding and touted the completion of a preclinical study and computational fluid dynamics study of its Arteriovenous Fistula Eligibility system. The Olathe, Kan.-based company’s AFE system is a small external blood bump designed to temporarily stimulate […]
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.