The University of Central Florida (UCF) and Orlando Health are testing new medical technology designed to identify blood clots more quickly in surgery. The monitoring device consists of a small optical fiber that uses red blood cells to track the process of blood coagulation in patients so doctors can watch for life threatening blood clot formation.
Corvia Medical Inc. has closed $54 million in equity financing to support a confirmatory trial for its Interatrial Shunt Device, designed to reverse diastolic heart failure (HF), otherwise known as “preserved ejection fraction” (HFpEF), and which affects millions of Americans. This follows results of the largest randomized controlled trial of a device-based therapy published in February 2022, with a 45% reduction in HF events and a 55% greater improvement in patient quality of life.
Ceros Capital Markets and Peregrine Ventures evidently liked what they heard about Cordio Medical Ltd.’s Hearo voice app that can detect deterioration in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), leading them to invest $18 million in the company’s latest venture funding round.