BioVentrix Reports Successful First-in-Man Transcatheter Clinical Procedure With Revivent-TC System for Heart Failure Treatment
10/1/2013 11:07:37 AM
SAN RAMON, Calif. & VILNIUS, Lithuania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioVentrix, a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less-invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first-in-man use of its Revivent-TC™ Myocardial Anchoring System, via Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement™ or the LIVE™ procedure. The successful procedure, used to reshape and reduce the left ventricle (LV), was performed on a 61-year-old man suffering from advanced HF in the interventional catheterization laboratory at Vilnius University Hospital in Vilnius, Lithuania. The procedure was performed by Dr. med. Gintaras Kalinauskas and Dr. med. Gierdrius Davidavicius, a cardiac surgery-cardiology physician team.
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