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CorMatrix’s Epicardial Patch Cleared

June 13, 2019

The FDA granted CorMatrix Cardiovascular 510(k) clearance for its Cor PATCH epicardial patch, used to support and repair heart tissue in adults and patients.

The s device is able to provide epicardial support and repair of atrial and ventricular walls of the heart that have been reduced or damaged by a heart attack.

“This could be a game changer for patients undergoing surgical procedures aimed to increase the blood supply to damaged areas of their heart,” said Paul Fedak, a professor of cardiac surgery at the University of Calgary.

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