Procyrion raises $10M to get minimally invasive mini heart pump in the clinic


Procyrion is developing what it says is the first catheter-deployed micropump for the heart. It's now nabbed a $10 million Series B round to back clinical development of its tiny, chronic heart failure device that consists of a continuous flow pump that is mounted via the femoral artery inside the heart to the descending thoracic aorta. Once deployed, its self-expanding anchors fix the pump to the aortic wall.

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