10 April 2018

SUMMIT Trial (U.S. IDE) of the Tendyne Mitral Valve received approval from the FDA

Abbott Structural Heart announced the approval of the SUMMIT Pivotal trial of the Tendyne valve by the FDA.

“Tendyne is a key part of our plan to provide patients and physicians a complete portfolio of repair and replacement solutions for treating the entire spectrum of mitral and tricuspid valve disease. Tendyne is already in clinical study in Europe and we are on track to begin the U.S. trial in 2018.“ – according to Michael Dale, president of Abbott Structrual Heart.

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