WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Providence Medical Technology, Inc., an innovator in tissue-sparing cervical spine technology, today announced the U.S. Patent Office’s issuance of four additional patents, Nos. 9,622,873; 9,622,791; 9,622,874; and 9,629,665, covering various aspects of its proprietary DTRAX® and CAVUX® posterior cervical spinal fixation technologies.
These patents cover, among other things, posterior placement of an implant in a facet joint using a chisel and guide tube; placement of an implant in a facet joint using a forked guide tube; placement of implants of various configurations in a cervical facet joint; and distraction of a facet joint after posterior placement of an implant in the facet joint.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mercator MedSystems, Inc., a medical technology company, announced today the first patient enrollment into the TANGO (Temsirolimus Adventitial Delivery to Improve Angiographic Outcomes Below the Knee) clinical trial. TANGO will study the effects of using Mercator’s proprietary Bullfrog® Micro-Infusion Device for the adventitial delivery of the drug TORISEL® (temsirolimus) after revascularization of lesions below the knee (BTK) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI).
LAFAYETTE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Providence Medical Technology, Inc. today announced that it has closed a $6.8 million Series C round of financing. Stanmore Medical Investments led the round through its MedVest Fund One, and was joined by Aphelion Capital and RCT Ventures.
In conjunction with the financing, David Cash of Stanmore and Ned Scheetz of Aphelion have joined Providence’s Board of Directors.
Walnut Creek, CA (December 13, 2016) Providence Medical Technology, Inc., an innovator in tissue-sparing cervical fusion technology, today announced the publication of Novel instrumentation and technique for tissue sparing posterior cervical fusion in the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience by Bruce McCormack, MD and Raman Dhawan, MD.
WALTHAM, Mass. – November 10, 2016 – Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRTO), a company developing novel, first-in-class therapeutics to address the medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, today announced the first patient was dosed in a Phase 1 clinical study evaluating a single administration of investigational drug vonapanitase delivered immediately following angioplasty to patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Providence Medical Technology, Inc., an innovator in tissue-sparing cervical fusion technology, today announced the commercial launch of its new CAVUX Cervical Cage-L and DTRAX Spinal System-L.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mercator MedSystems today announced that 13-month data from the DANCE trial was presented during a late-breaking scientific session at the Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Annual Conference 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. DANCE is a prospective, multicenter, single-arm study designed to assess the clinical performance of the localized delivery of a generic steroid, dexamethasone, to the tissues around arteries that have been injured during endovascular interventions, using Mercator’s proprietary Bullfrog® Micro-Infusion Device.
Walnut Creek, CA (May 20, 2016) ‐‐ Providence Medical Technology, Inc., an innovator in tissue- sparing cervical fusion technology, today announced that its two-year radiographic and clinical outcomes data of posterior cervical fusion using an expandable implant are being presented at Spine Week 2016 in Singapore.
ALLENDALE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stryker’s Spine division today announced the acquisition of the SafeWire product portfolio, including the Y-Wire guidewire and Tiger Jamshidi Needle Family for use in minimally invasive spine surgery. The acquisition is highly complementary to Stryker’s current spine product portfolio and is aligned with the Spine division’s strategy of expanding its product offering for minimally-invasive spine surgery.