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Excellagen offers ability to repair prenatally diagnosed birth defects using mesenchymal stem cells
Grafts : 14 August, 2013
Cardium Therapeutics reports on a research collaboration with researchers at Boston Children's Hospital, to assess the medical utility of Excellagen as a delivery scaffold to seed autologous mesenchymal foetal stem cells for ex-vivo engineering of tissue grafts for transplantation into infants to repair prenatally diagnosed birth defects.
 
Cook Medical introduces Biodesign tissue repair technology at American Rhinologic Society Conference
Grafts : 22 July, 2013
Cook Medical launches a new treatment option for rhinologists (nose and sinus specialists) who treat patients that suffer from difficult-to-heal conditions in the nasal passages.
 
K2M extends biologics portfolio with launch of bone graft systems
Grafts : 28 March, 2013
K2M is making a major expansion of the company's US biologics offering with the launch of the VENADO Foam Strips and VENADO Granules Bone Graft Systems.
 
Wright Medical Group acquires BioMimetic Therapeutics
Grafts : 05 March, 2013
Wright Medical Group completes the acquisition of BioMimetic Therapeutics.
 
Kips Bay Medical completes first US implant in the eMESH I clinical feasibility trial
Grafts : 07 February, 2013
The first US patient is implanted with Kips Bay Medical's eSVS Mesh at the Northeast Georgia Heart Center in Gainesville, Georgia, USA.
 
Cardica completes enrollment in long-term study of distal anastomosis systems
Grafts : 24 January, 2013
Cardica completes enrollment in the Multicentre Assessment of Grafts in Coronaries (MAGIC) trial, the company's post market surveillance study for the long-term evaluation of bypass grafts completed using C-Port Distal Anastomosis Systems.
 
Improved rotational thrombectomy system receives 510(k) clearance
Grafts : 16 January, 2013
Rex Medical receives 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Cleaner15 Rotational Thrombectomy System which is indicated for mechanical declotting of occluded native vessel dialysis fistulae and synthetic dialysis access grafts.
 
St Jude Medical achieves European approval of new transcatheter aortic heart valve
Grafts : 21 November, 2012
St Jude Medical receives European CE Mark approval for the company's 23 mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve and Transfemoral Delivery System.
 
New heart device enables simultaneous implantation of an aortic tissue valve and ascending aorta
Grafts : 08 November, 2012
Sorin Group launching the Mitroflow Valsalva Conduit in the USA, which claims to be the only Valsalva conduit graft approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in combination with an aortic tissue valve.
 
K2M expands biologics portfolio with new osteobiologic systems
Grafts : 11 July, 2012
K2M is expanding the company's US biologics offering with the launch of its VESUVIUS Osteobiologic Systems and new additions to its VIKOS Allograft Systems.
 
Medtronic launches AAA stent graft system in USA
Grafts : 08 June, 2012
Medtronic is launching the company's Endurant II AAA Stent Graft System in the USA.
 
AAA stent graft shows durable performance at two years in US study
Grafts : 19 April, 2012
Medtronic reveals the two-year results from the company's US clinical study of the Endurant AAA Stent Graft System, the global market leader in its product category.
 
St Jude Medical launches Trifecta heart valve in Japan
Grafts : 19 April, 2012
St Jude Medical receives regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) and the launch of the Trifecta aortic stented, pericardial tissue valve.
 
K2M receives 510(k) for spinal column support cage systems
Grafts : 05 March, 2012
K2M receives 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the SANTORINI Corpectomy Cage Systems.
 
Study evaluates implant to repair articular cartilage defects
Grafts : 09 February, 2012
Zimmer is entering Phase III of a clinical study to evaluate the DeNovo ET Engineered Tissue Graft, an engineered cartilage implant intended to repair cartilage defects in the knee.
 
Cook Medical launches low profile endovascular graft in Canada
Grafts : 03 February, 2012
Health Canada approves Cook Medical's Zenith Low Profile AAA Endovascular Graft (Zenith AAA LP) and the product will now be launched to physicians in Canada.
 
Medtronic's Endurant II AAA stent graft system receives CE Mark
Grafts : 18 January, 2012
Medtronic receives the CE mark for the Endurant II AAA Stent Graft System and is making the international launch of the system which meaningfully expands the options physicians outside the USA have to treat patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms through a minimally invasive technique called endovascular aortic repair (EVAR).
 
Spineology agrees to distribute BioDlogics allograft tissue forms
Grafts : 03 November, 2011
Spineology enters into an agreement with BioDlogics to distribute that company's range of allograft tissue forms.
 
Orthofix launches new synthetic bone graft substitute
Grafts : 03 November, 2011
Orthofix International is releasing the Collage Osteoconductive Scaffold, which is a new bone graft substitute, for use in spine and orthopaedic indications, at this week's North American Spine Society (NASS) meeting to be held in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
 
Medtronic begins US study of Endurant AAA stent graft
Grafts : 05 September, 2011
Medtronic is starting the company's US post-approval study of the Endurant AAA Stent Graft System, a medical device used to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA).
 
Cerapedics i-FACTOR biologic bone graft reports trial results
Grafts : 11 April, 2011
Cerapedics is reporting the results of a prospective, randomized, controlled trial of its i-FACTOR biologic bone graft for patients undergoing posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) spine procedures.
 
On-X LTI receives US FDA approval for aortic valve with Vascutek graft
Grafts : 24 January, 2011
On-X Life Technologies receives approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the On-X Ascending Aortic Prosthesis (AAP) with the Vascutek Gelweave Valsalva Graft.
 
Clinical trial indicates positive results for stent-graft treatment for aortic dissection
Grafts : 29 December, 2010
Cook Medical’s efforts to gain FDA approval of the treatment assessed in the STABLE clinical trial receive a positive support from a report released by the study investigators.
 
Endurant AAA Stent Graft System receives USA FDA approval
Grafts : 24 December, 2010
The Endurant AAA Stent Graft System from Medtronic for the minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) receives US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.
 
Aptus confirms first EndoStapling procedures in Europe
Grafts : 12 August, 2010
Several patients with aortic aneurysm disease are now being successfully treated with the Aptus EndoStapling System in Europe following the completion of the first EndoStapling procedures involving European patients.
 
First patient is enrolled in trial to evaluate Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft
Grafts : 06 August, 2010
Medtronic enrolls the first patient in the Medtronic Dissection Trial, which is evaluating the clinical performance of the Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft with the Captivia Delivery System for the treatment of acute, complicated Type B aortic dissection – a serious cardiovascular condition associated with high morbidity and mortality.
 
Cerapedics bone graft product line receives CE Mark
Grafts : 05 July, 2010
Cerapedics receives the CE Mark for its i-FACTOR Flex bone graft product line which is the company’s second product in the i-FACTOR product platform based on its proprietary small peptide attachment factor technology.
 
Maquet Cardiovascular set to be US distributor of the Intergard vascular grafts
Grafts : 05 July, 2010
Maquet Cardiovascular is to become the exclusive United States distributor of the Intergard family of vascular grafts effective October 1, 2010, when its current distribution agreement with W L Gore Associates Gore) expires.
 
Cook Medical clinches advanced tissue repair technology deal with Novation
Grafts : 14 May, 2010
More than 40,000 US health care providers are to gain access to special pricing and terms for an advanced biologic graft for soft tissue repair through a contractual relationship between Cook Medical and Novation, the leading health care supply company for VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and Provista.
 
Innovative graft for thoracic aneurysm repair sees rapid uptake
Grafts : 15 April, 2010
More than 1,250 patients worldwide have been treated with the Zenith TX2 TAA Endovascular Graft with Pro-Form, the first-of-its-kind device from Cook Medical designed specifically to repair thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAAs) in anatomies with tight arches as well as conventional cases.
 
Maquet Cardiovascular signs vascular grafts deal with HealthTrust Purchasing
Grafts : 22 February, 2010
Maquet Cardiovascular signs a three year contract with HealthTrust Purchasing Group to provide woven and knitted textile vascular grafts to the HealthTrust membership.
 
Maquet begins Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting study of bypass grafts
Grafts : 27 January, 2010
Maquet Cardiovascular is initiating the OPTION (Optimal Improvement of Vein Graft Patency Long Term by the Implementation Of Novel Endoscopic Harvesting Techniques) study.
 
LifeNet Health launches pulmonary patch for paediatric congenital heart patients
Grafts : 25 January, 2010
LifeNet Health is launching the CardioGRAFT decell pulmonary patch with Matracell technology at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons annual meeting in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, USA, on January 24 2010
 
Canadian physicians confirm the benefits of endovascular graft for TAA repairs
Grafts : 07 January, 2010
Canadian physicians performing thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) are achieving even greater levels of control, proximal conformity and apposition with Cook Medical’s new Zenith TX2 TAA Endovascular Graft with Pro-Form.
 
Five year study indicates safety performance of Talent Abdominal Stent Graft
Grafts : 17 June, 2009
Through five years following initial implantation in an FDA-approved study, the Talent Abdominal Stent Graft from Medtronic, has demonstrated durable safety and effectiveness in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms, despite having included patients with more challenging anatomies than comparable trials of similar medical devices.
 
Medtronic begins IDE study of Endurant Stent Graft System
Grafts : 08 May, 2009
Medtronic completes enrollment in its investigational device exemption (IDE) study of the Endurant Stent Graft System, which is designed to enable the non-surgical repair of aortic aneurysms.
 
Medtronic begins post-market clinical study of Talent Thoracic Stent Graft
Grafts : 29 April, 2009
Medtronic reports the start of THRIVE, the company's US post-market clinical study of its Talent Thoracic Stent Graft for the endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysms.
 
Medtronic receives Japanese MHLW approval for Talent Thoracic Stent Graft
Grafts : 15 April, 2009
Medtronic receives regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) for the Talent Thoracic Stent Graft, a lifesaving technology that allows more patients to benefit from a minimally-invasive treatment for certain types of aneurysms of the descending thoracic aorta.
 
Medtronic begins ENGAGE study to evaluate the Endurant stent graft
Grafts : 14 April, 2009
Medtronic starts ENGAGE, the largest ever study of its kind, which will evaluate the performance of the Endurant stent graft, an implantable medical device designed to provide an advanced minimally-invasive alternative to open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
 
New endograft from Cook offers controlled treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms
Grafts : 07 April, 2009
Patients undergoing endovascular repair of thoracic aneurysms are receiving the clinical benefits of Cook Medical's new Zenith TX2 TAA Endovascular Graft with Pro-Form for more controlled treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAAs).
 
Five-year study confirms durability of hernia graft design
Grafts : 24 March, 2009
A five-year study confirms the long-term strength and durability of Cook Medical’s Biodesign Hernia Graft.
 
First patient enrolled in post‐market study of Medtronic's Talent Abdominal Stent Graft
Grafts : 27 January, 2009
Medtronic has enrolled the first patient in Vitality, the company’s post‐market clinical study of its Talent Abdominal Stent Graft for the endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
 
Cook receives IDE approval to start clinical trial of AAA endovascular graft
Grafts : 27 November, 2008
Cook Medical has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) conditional approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a clinical trial for its Zenith Low Profile Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Endovascular Graft.
 
Medtronic's Talent Abdominal Stent Graft on the Xcelerant Hydro Delivery System receives US launch
Grafts : 20 November, 2008
Medtronic has launched the Talent Abdominal Stent Graft on the Xcelerant Hydro Delivery System in the USA.
 
LifeNet Health receives 510(K) clearance for CardioGraft allograft cardiac patch
Grafts : 04 November, 2008
LifeNet Health has received 510(K) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration for CardioGraft allograft cardiac patch products with MatrACELL decellularisation technology.
 
Medtronic launches Talent Thoracic Stent Graft on the Xcelerant Delivery System in the USA
Grafts : 23 October, 2008
Medtronic has launched the Talent Thoracic Stent Graft on the Xcelerant Delivery System to the US market.
 
Pioneer Surgical Technology introduces new bone graft substitute to US market
Grafts : 15 October, 2008
Pioneer Surgical Technology has released its FortrOss bone graft substitute to the US market.
 
Brennen Medical introduces XenMatriX for soft tissue reconstruction
Grafts : 09 October, 2008
Brennen Medical has announced the nationwide availability in the USA of its XenMatriX product for soft tissue reconstruction.
 
Cook’s Zenith Branch Iliac Endovascular Graft passes treatment milestone
Grafts : 22 August, 2008
Cook Medical’s Zenith Branch Iliac Endovascular Graft has passed major landmark for advanced interventional technology to treat aortic disease by being used to treat the world's 1,000th patient undergoing endovascular treatment for an aorto-iliac or iliac aneurysm.
 
CardioTech to export 4mm graft to support European clinical trial of CardioPass
Grafts : 14 July, 2008
CardioTech International has received US FDA approval to export its 4mm graft in further support of the ongoing European clinical trial of CardioPass, the company’s proprietary synthetic coronary bypass graft.
 
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