Day: February 13, 2015

Page: Five Winning Pediatric Device Innovators Receive Seed Funds To Develop Medical Devices For Children

Five pediatric medical device innovators were awarded $50,000 each in seed funding at the second annual National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI) Competition held this week. The FDA funded consortium, led by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System.

Page: St. Jude Initiates Trial Of World’s Smallest Pediatric Mechanical Heart Valve

St. Jude Medical announced the launch of a U.S. IDE clinical trial of its St. Jude Medical Masters HP Series 15 mm mechanical heart valve in pediatric patients. Participants in the HALO trial will be children for whom currently approved valves are not a feasible treatment and therefore have no other options.