Prestigious Mayo Clinic Approves CVR Medical's CSS Device For IRB Clinical Trial Company Begins Pre-Market Activities With Clinical Foot Print Expansion
Denver, North Carolina--(Newsfile Corp. - January 7, 2019) - CVR Medical Corp. (TSXV: CVM) (OTCQB: CRRVF) ("CVR Medical") a Canadian listed and US based healthcare company in the medical device sector announces Internal Review Board (IRB) approval by Mayo Clinic's Gonda Vascular Center sanctioning CVR to conduct clinical trials using the Carotid Stenotic Scan (CSS) device. The famed academic medical center located in Rochester, Minnesota will become the latest distinguished source for gathering results-based and user experience data on the CSS device. Thanila A. Macedo, M.D., Associate Professor and a Radiologist at Mayo Clinic Rochester will lead the clinical trial as Primary Investigator. Dr. Macedo's interest in noninvasive diagnostics aligns with CVR's goal of delivering a novel device that will alter the way carotid artery stenosis is examined and treated.
The Mayo Clinic is recognized for high-quality patient care more often than any other academic medical center in the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranked Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minn. the best hospital in the nation in its 2018-2019 rankings. Mayo Clinic has ranked at or near the top of "Best Hospitals Honor Roll" hospitals throughout the history of U.S. News and World Report's best hospital rankings.
"We're thrilled to begin working with the vascular medicine specialists at the Mayo Clinic," states CVR Chairman & CEO Peter Bakema. "It means the world to us to be associated with this caliber of hospital and its professionals that are on the forefront of advancing medicine. Our goal is to use this technology to benefit everyone: patients, their families, doctors, clinics and entire hospital systems. Beyond the invaluable insight gained through trials, the partnerships we continue to grow with the nation's most reputable healthcare centers strengthens the CVR Medical brand, making that vision more and more a reality."
Having just announced the De Novo Submission of the CSS to the FDA, CVR Medical has begun additional pre-market activities which will include the further expansion of our clinical foot print. CVR further identified multiple additional research institutions who have expressed announce interest and intend to launch clinical trials throughout 1H 2019.
About CVR Medical
CVR Medical Corp. is a healthcare company that operates in the medical device industry focused on the commercialization of its disruptive, proprietary Carotid Stenotic Scan (CSS). The CSS device is a diagnostic tool that encompasses subsonic, infrasonic, and low frequency sound wave analysis technology. The CSS is a patented device designed to detect and measure carotid arterial stenosis. CVR is currently in pivotal clinical trials in preparation for its planned submission to the FDA. CVR is led by an experienced and proven team of professionals with extensive healthcare, medical device, international expansion, regulatory and sales experience. CVR Medical trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol CVM. Additional information regarding the Company can be found in our recent filings with the SEDAR as well as the information maintained on our website at www.cvrmed.com
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