Monthly Archives: August 2010

Cardious Qualifies for 25% Investment Rebate

I am excited to announce that Cardious has recently qualified to participate in Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit program. This program provides a 25% tax credit or a direct grant in lieu of credit to investors or investment funds that put money into a Minnesota based startup or emerging company (like Cardious) focused on high technology [...]

All Surgeons / All Operating Rooms / Most Patients

We believe a logical aortic valve surgery business should revolve around highly skilled surgeons safely implanting proven, state of the art heart valves even if the procedure is done “off pump”. We believe all cardiac surgeons in all operating rooms around the world should be able to confidently provide most patients an “off pump” procedure. [...]

Data and Common Sense – Powerful Predictors of the Future of AVBG

Dr. Gammie and his colleagues at the University of Maryland continue to present impressive data with regard to the clinical effectiveness of the AVBG procedure in high risk patients.  In a recent publication in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery (Ann Thor Surg 2010;90:136-43), lead author Dr. Crystal Vliek reviews hemodynamic data from 47 very high [...]