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Xenios Advances Novel i-cor Synchronized Cardiac-Assist System In Europe

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Xenios announced in late November that it had received CE mark for i-cor, an acute mechanical circulatory support device that provides assistance to a failing heart with an external, heartbeat-synchronized system that generates an artificial pulse. The company believes i-cor will open up new therapy options for the hundreds of thousands of patients in acute heart failure (cardiogenic shock) and in those undergoing high-risk interventions in the cath lab – a market opportunity estimated at $5 billion annually in the US and Europe alone.

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