Cardio Catch-Up: Medtronic, Recor, Pulnovo Report Progress On Denervation To Treat Hypertension
The late-breaking clinical trial presentations at this year’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference in Boston included new results from trials of three different minimally invasive approaches to treat uncontrolled hypertension.
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News We’re Watching: ReCor And Medtronic Head To RND Panel, Clearances For Anika And Sequel, ZimVie And Brainlab Partner
This week, the US FDA geared up for a renal denervation panel meeting; a microbiology panel meeting was announced; and a hyaluronic acid patch to promote rotator cuff healing, a novel spiral tampon, and a tibial neuromodulation device to treat incontinence all won FDA clearance.
Two new studies support ReCor’s Radiance Ultrasound Renal Denervation System, and renal denervation also won the backing of European medical societies. Additionally, the FDA issued an update on the Total Product Life Cycle Advisory Program (TAP) “soft” pilot, and a disposable component of the Getinge/Maquet Cardiohelp system was flagged for possible sterility issues.
Cardiovascular Catch-Up: Cardiac Implants Puts Ring Around Tricuspid Annulus; Boston Scientific’s Acurate neo2 TAVR Progresses; Medtronic Promotes New Stroke Plan
This edition of Medtech Insight’s regular round-up of some recent cardiovascular technology news and conversations you may have missed, including updates from Cardiac Implants, Boston Scientific, HeartBeam and Medtronic.