LONDON, Sept. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) (LSE:LIVN) (“LivaNova” or the “Company”), a market-leading medical technology company, announced today its participation in the 30th European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) Annual Meeting, October 1 – 5, 2016, in Barcelona, Spain.
At its exhibit and Tecnosuite in the CCBI Conference Center, LivaNova will celebrate several major patient treatment milestones for its Cardiac Surgery Business Unit and discuss the Company’s campaign to “Cut Through Complexity” using simplified procedures and enabling better outcomes.
On Monday, October 3, 2016, LivaNova will host the lunch symposium “Aortic and Mitral Experiences Across the Oceans” from 12:45 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Meeting Room 111. The symposium will feature a case presentation on mitral valve repair and a case presentation on aortic valve replacement. On Monday evening, October 3, 2016, the Company is conducting another symposium — not affiliated with EACTS — titled “Cut Through Complexity: Simplified Procedures, Better Outcomes” from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. at Can Magi in Barcelona. Topics include sutureless aortic valve replacement, mitral valve repair with semi-rigid ring technology and innovations for future interventions.
Major 2016 milestones that LivaNova will be sharing with attendees include:
- More than 20,000 patients treated with the PERCEVAL™ bioprosthetic aortic valve
- 30 years from the first implant of a CARBOMEDICSTM aortic valve
- More than 500,000 patients treated with INSPIRETM oxygenators
- 10 years of clinical use for FREEDOM SOLOTM stentless aortic valves with excellent hemodynamic performance and long-term durability
“LivaNova is focused on innovating technology to help advance cardiac surgery methods and approaches,” said Jim Trevor, General Manager, Cardiac Surgery, LivaNova PLC. “Through our participation in EACTS, we’re demonstrating how our efforts to cut through complexity can help achieve improved patient care, safety, recovery and survival as well as help ensure efficient allocation of hospital resources.”
LivaNova PLC is a global medical technology company formed by the merger of Sorin S.p.A, a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and Cyberonics Inc., a medical device company with core expertise in neuromodulation. LivaNova transforms medical innovation into meaningful solutions for the benefit of patients, healthcare professionals, and healthcare systems. The Company employs approximately 4,600 employees worldwide and is headquartered in London, U.K. With a presence in more than 100 countries, LivaNova operates as three business units: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Rhythm Management, and Neuromodulation, with operating headquarters in Clamart (France), Mirandola (Italy) and Houston (U.S.), respectively.
LivaNova is listed on NASDAQ and is admitted to the standard listing segment of the Official List of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “LIVN”.
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