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SAN RAMON, Calif., May 31, 2016 – BioVentrix Inc., an emerging medical device company for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced that it has received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval to initiate its pivotal clinical trial, named ALIVE (American Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement). The trial is designed to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System; a hybrid closed-chest transcatheter procedure to treat patients suffering from ischemic cardiomyopathy by reshaping and restoring the left ventricle (LV). This is accomplished by implanting micro-anchoring pairs in the LV to exclude scarred myocardium from the healthy tissue.

SAN RAMON, Calif., and VILNIUS, Lithuania, May 16, 2016 — BioVentrix, a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less-invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first-in-man use of its next generation Revivent-TC™ System with an endovascular catheter-based approach from within the left ventricle. The Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ or the LIVE™ procedure, used to reshape and reduce the left ventricle (LV), now utilizes deployment of its micro-anchor technology to exclude scar tissue from within the vasculature and without opening the chest. The device was successfully implanted in a 64-year-old female patient suffering from heart failure symptoms as a result of a myocardial infarction. The procedure was performed by Dr. med. Giedrius Davidavicius, Interventional Cardiologist, and Dr. med. Gintaras Kalinauskas, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, at Vilnius University Hospital in Vilnius, Lithuania.


BioVentrix is a privately held medical device company headquartered in San Ramon, CA, USA.

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