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Nobles Medical Technologies II, Inc.

1,000th Patient Treated Using The NobleStitch™ EL

5/25/18: Dr. Thompson commented, "I have not been this excited since medical school, the NobleStitch™ EL has changed how I approach cardio-vascular repair. I have never had a product where patients not only call me on a regular basis, but I have patients fly from all over the world requesting to have their procedures using the NobleStitch™ EL. This technology allows me to percutaneously suture the cardiac anatomy and I look forward to the expanded future applications in the heart."

Veran Medical Technologies

Veran Debuts New Navigation Software and a New Navigated Catheter to Help Diagnose and Guide Treatment of Smaller, Early Stage Lung Cancer Lesions

5/25/18: “The expanding adoption of lung cancer screening has given us a real opportunity to catch cancer earlier and save lives, but only if we can help physicians reach the smallest nodules,” said Veran Medical CEO Jason Pesterfield.

BREAKING NEWS

New Study Demonstrates Feasibility of Using RenalGuard-Guided Diuretic Therapy for Acute Heart Failure Patients

5/26/18: “We are thrilled to reveal late-breaking data that demonstrates a promising step towards a new therapy for patients suffering from Acute Decompensated Heart Failure,” says Jim Dillon, CEO of RenalGuard Solutions. “RenalGuard-Guided Diuretic Therapy has the potential to establish a new front-line standard of care for heart failure patients, allowing physicians to maximize fluid removal while protecting patients from the potential negative impact of excessive fluid loss.”

Veran Debuts New Navigation Software and a New Navigated Catheter to Help Diagnose and Guide Treatment of Smaller, Early Stage Lung Cancer Lesions

5/25/18: “The expanding adoption of lung cancer screening has given us a real opportunity to catch cancer earlier and save lives, but only if we can help physicians reach the smallest nodules,” said Veran Medical CEO Jason Pesterfield.

1,000th Patient Treated Using The NobleStitch™ EL

5/25/18: Dr. Thompson commented, "I have not been this excited since medical school, the NobleStitch™ EL has changed how I approach cardio-vascular repair. I have never had a product where patients not only call me on a regular basis, but I have patients fly from all over the world requesting to have their procedures using the NobleStitch™ EL. This technology allows me to percutaneously suture the cardiac anatomy and I look forward to the expanded future applications in the heart."

PiCSO Therapy Reduces Infarct Size in STEMI Patients: Miracor Medical Announces New Publication at EuroPCR

Miracor Medical SA announced today the clinical results from...

CeloNova Announces Positive Clinical Results of eCOBRA Study at EuroPCR 2018

5/24/18: "The data from this trial provides further evidence that COBRA PzF NCS is a safe and effective treatment, particularly in complex patients with heart disease," said Luc Maillard, MD, principal investigator for the eCOBRA trial and Director of the Department of Cardiology, Clinique Axium, Aix-en-Provence, France. “Being able to provide an effective therapy that meets the needs of patients who are at higher risk of bleeding is of great clinical value.”

Vizient, Inc. Reports 26 New, Renewed or Expanded Agreements with Health Care Organizations in Q4 of 2017

5/24/18: “Hospitals continue to choose Vizient for access to our extensive contract portfolio, sourcing programs, analytics and team of expert advisors to help them meet their clinical and cost reduction goals. We are excited to work with these organizations and help them improve patient outcomes, reduce clinical variation and lower their supply and operating costs,” said Rand Ballard, chief customer officer for Vizient.

Independent Stent Imaging Study Shows Excellent Healing Profile with Resolute Onyx DES in Complex Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

5/24/18: In the Onyx 1-Month OCT Study, patients implanted with the Resolute Onyx DES demonstrated an excellent early healing profile with an average of 88 percent of struts covered by neointimal formation (new cell growth over stent struts) and 92.3 percent of the total stented area showing complete strut coverage at one month, which includes the covered areas in between the struts.

Zephyr Endobronchial Valves Improve Breathing, Quality of Life and Activity for Severe Emphysema Patients in US Pivotal Trial

5/23/18: Study met all primary and secondary endpoints across multiple measures of breathing and quality of life one year after treatment.

Zebra Medical Vision Announces CE Approval of its Seventh AI Imaging Algorithm – Mammography Lesion Detection

5/23/18: The new algorithm expands Zebra-Med’s footprint into Oncology, with the most affordable Mammo lesion detection package in the market.

MicroPort®’s Firehawk® Drug Eluting Stent Achieves Primary Endpoint and Shows Very Promising Results From TARGET All-Comers Clinical Trial

5/23/18: "Data from the TARGET AC trial, which included the most complex patient real world population in Europe, demonstrated exceptional performance and safety of the Firehawk® stent," said William Wijns, M.D., PhD, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, and principal investigator for the study. "With this European clinical data set, Firehawk® has the potential to positively impact patient care by further reducing the risk of late adverse events and the need for device-mandated prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy, which is often associated with a higher risk of bleeding as well as increased patient treatment cost."

New Data Demonstrate Quality-Of-Life Improvements And Cost Savings For Endovascular Hemodialysis Access Vs. Traditional Open Surgery

5/23/18: The retrospective analysis comparing the everlinQ® endoAVF System from TVA Medical, Inc. with surgical arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation was presented today at ISPOR 2018, the leading global conference for health economics and outcomes research.

Publication of Case Series Detailing Endoscopic Transforaminal Decompression and Fusion Technique with VariLift-LX

5/23/18: The Case Series, authored by Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, M.D., details a novel endoscopic transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion technique using the VariLift-LX stand-alone expandable interbody fusion device. This surgical technique guide shows that it is feasible to perform a percutaneous endoscopically assisted transforaminal decompression and fusion surgery with the expandable stand-alone VariLift-LX System.

In’Tech Medical Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Bradshaw Medical

5/23/18: With the acquisition of Bradshaw Medical, In’Tech Medical re-enforces its position as the leading contract manufacturer for Orthopedics, providing end-to-end solutions to its customers worldwide.

Baylis Launches New Website Featuring a Medical Education Hub

5/23/18: "The redesigned website is a reflection of our deep commitment to customer service excellence and technological leadership," said Thomas Chavez, Vice President Global Sales, Cardiology at Baylis Medical.

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