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FDA Grants PMA for Cardiva’s Vascular Closure Device

Dec. 21, 2018
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Cardiva Medical has received FDA premarket approval for its Vascade MVP venous vascular closure device, for stopping patient bleeding following electrophysiology procedures.

The device is made up of a thrombogenic bioabsorbable collagen patch and a collapsible mesh disc. The disc is used to temporarily stop bleeding from a vessel, after which the patch is inserted and serves as a seal.

The Vascade MVP is specifically intended for multi-site venous closure.

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