BioVentrix announces the 1st image fusion-guided Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement procedure for treating Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

San Ramon, Calif., and Mainz, Germany, April 17, 2017 — BioVentrix, Inc. a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first image fusion-guided procedure with its Revivent TC system. The procedure, known as Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ or LIVE™, was performed at the Heart Center of the Universitätsmedizin Mainz, a branch of Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz, Germany. The senior interventional cardiologists were Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben, MD and Eberhard Schulz, MD. The cardiothoracic surgeon was Walter Kasper-König, MD.


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BioVentrix announces the 1st Revivent TC™ TransCatheter commercial procedure to Treat Ischemic Cardiomyopathy in China

San Ramon, Calif., and Xiamen, China, March 13, 2017 — BioVentrix, Inc. a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced commercialization and the first clinical use of its closed-chest Revivent TC™ System in the People’s Republic of China. The Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ or LIVE™ procedure was performed by interventional cardiologist Prof. Yan Wang, M.D., Director of the Xiamen Cardiovascular Hospital and his structural heart team in Xiamen, China.


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BioVentrix Announces NUB Reimbursement Status 1 for Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System in Germany

San Ramon, Calif., February 6, 2017 — BioVentrix, Inc. a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced that InEk, the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System, has awarded NUB Status 1 for the Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System.


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BioVentrix announces the 1st Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement procedure in Germany after receiving CE-Mark Certification

San Ramon, Calif., and Hamburg, Germany, December 19, 2016 — BioVentrix, Inc. a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first closed-chest Revivent TCTM TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System procedure in Germany since receiving CE mark certification. The Less Invasive Ventricular EnhancementTM or LIVETM procedure was performed by interventional cardiologists Dr. Christian Frerker, MD and Dr. Tobias Schmidt, MD and by cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Ralf Bader, MD at Asklepios Klinik St. Georg in Hamburg, Germany. The St. Georg Heart team is led by Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Kuck, who is also the Chairman of the Department of Cardiology and Electrophysiology.


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BioVentrix announces the 1st Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement procedure for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy treatment in the Netherlands

San Ramon, Calif., and Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, November 21, 2016 — BioVentrix, Inc. a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first clinical use in the Netherlands of its closed-chest Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System. The Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ or LIVE™ procedure was performed by cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Patrick Klein, MD and by interventional cardiologist Dr. Pierfrancesco Agostoni, MD at the St. Antonius Hospital in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands.


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Steven Healy appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BioVentrix, Inc.

SAN RAMON, Calif., October 4, 2016 — BioVentrix, Inc., a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less-invasive treatment of heart failure, today announced that current Board member Steven Healy has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors.


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BioVentrix Receives CE Marking Certification for Revivent TC™, the First Minimally Invasive Heart Failure Treatment to Restore the Left Ventricle

The Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System enables the treatment and management of patients who suffered a myocardial infarction resulting in left ventricular dysfunction.

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 27, 2016– BioVentrix Inc., an emerging medical device company dedicated to the minimally invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), announced today that it has received certification for CE marking its Revivent TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System. Following a myocardial infarction or heart attack, the Revivent TC™ System implants proprietary micro-anchor pairs to exclude scarred myocardium from the healthy tissue of the left ventricle (LV). The restoration of the LV to a more optimal volume and conical shape has proven to enhance cardiac performance and significantly improve a patient’s quality of life1.


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BioVentrix receives FDA IDE Approval for its Pivotal Clinical Trial, ALIVE

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.


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BioVentrix Announces Successful First-In-Man, Catheter-Based Endovascular Clinical Procedure with Revivent-TC™ System for Heart Failure Treatment

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.


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BioVentrix announces the 1st Revivent-TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement procedure for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy treatment in the United Kingdom

San Ramon, Calif., and Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, February 18, 2016 — BioVentrix, a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first clinical use in the United Kingdom of its closed-chest Revivent-TC™ TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System. The Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ or LIVE™ procedure, utilizing this new TransCatheter approach, is in a clinical trial throughout Western Europe. The TransCatheter procedure reduces excessive volume and reshapes the left ventricle (LV) by pulling the walls of the heart together with its proprietary micro-anchor pair implants. By remodeling the LV to a more normal shape and size, the implant improves pumping efficiency, decreases wall stress, and immediately reverses patient symptoms. The procedure was performed by interventional cardiologist Prof. Azfar Zaman, Head of Structural Heart Development, and by cardiothoracic surgeon Prof. Stephan Schueler, Head of the LVAD Program, at Newcastle upon Tyne Freeman Hospital in the United Kingdom.


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