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Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Formalizes Medical Advisory Board

PLANO, TX — Argon Medical Devices, Inc. (Argon), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of specialty medical devices used in interventional procedures, announced today that it has formalized a Medical Advisory Board comprised of distinguished physicians from institutions across the United States who specialize in interventional medicine. The Medical Advisory Board will continue to provide scientific and clinical expertise to guide the organization in planning and implementing product development initiatives and marketing programs with the goal of improving the lives of patients and their caregivers.

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Argon Medical Devices Acquires Three Technologies from Rex Medical

Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced the completed acquisition of three vascular products from Rex Medical, LLC. The OptionELITE™ Retrievable Vena Cava Filter, CLEANER™ Rotational Thrombectomy System, and UltraStream™ Chronic Hemodialysis Catheter are now wholly owned by Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Prior to this transaction, the products were licensed and distributed by Argon through an exclusive agreement with Rex Medical. All three best-in-class product families have displayed significant growth under Argon’s leadership. The addition of these safe and proven technologies to Argon Medical’s portfolio firmly establishes the company’s position as a market leader in the treatment of venous disease.

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Argon Medical’s CLEANER XT™ and CLEANER 15™ Rotational Thrombectomy Systems Receive FDA Clearance for Mechanical Declotting and Infusion in the Peripheral Vasculature

Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to begin marketing the CLEANER XT™ and CLEANER 15™ Rotational Thrombectomy Systems for mechanical declotting and controlled and selective infusion of physician-specified fluids, including thrombolytics, in the peripheral vasculature.

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CLEANERXT™ Rotational Thrombectomy System Launched in the US

PLANO, Texas, May 6, 2014/PRNewswire/ —Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has begun marketing the CLEANERXT™ Rotational Thrombectomy System as a new addition to the CLEANER family of dialysis products. With increased power and torque for cleaning wall-adherent thrombus, and the ability to be introduced through a 6 Fr sheath, CLEANERXT combines torque with trackability. Its innovative sinusoidal wire design is radiopaque and conforms to varying lumen diameters, actively cleaning wall-adherent thrombus.

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Option™ ELITE Retrievable Vena Cava Filter Receives FDA Clearance for a New Over-The-Wire Delivery Technique and Enters New Markets Worldwide

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 16, 2014/PRNewswire/ – Argon Medical Devices, Inc. announced today that the company has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to begin marketing the Option™ELITE retrievable inferior vena cava (IVC) filter with a new over-the-wire delivery technique. This new clearance enables physicians to safely deliver the filter to a patient’s IVC by following the path of a guidewire. The guidewire assists in keeping the filter centered in the IVC upon placement. The over-the-wire technique is a standard of care in many endovascular procedures and the OptionELITE is the only retrievable IVC filter that can be delivered by passing the filter’s apex over a guidewire.

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RoundTable Healthcare Partners and Argon Medical Devices to Acquire Angiotech Pharmaceuticals’ Interventional Products Business

LAKE FOREST, IL, MARCH 25, 2013 — RoundTable Healthcare Partners (“RoundTable”), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry, announced today that its portfolio company, Argon Medical Devices, Inc. (“Argon” or the “Company”), entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Interventional Products Business of Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Angiotech”). The Interventional Products Business manufactures and markets disposable and re-usable biopsy products for the diagnosis of cancer, drainage catheter products, and vascular interventional products. The transaction is expected to be completed prior to the end of April 2013 subject to customary closing conditions.

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Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Announces the Launch of the Cleaner15™ Rotational Thrombectomy System

Furthering its commitment to advancing the treatment of patients diagnosed with ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease), Argon Medical Devices, Inc. takes another leap forward with the launch of the Cleaner15™ Rotational Thrombectomy System. The addition of Cleaner15™ to Argon Medical’s product portfolio provides physicians with another weapon in their arsenal to safely and effectively restore patency in occluded arteriovenous fistulae and synthetic grafts.

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LiDCOrapid Registration Japan

LiDCO Group Plc (AIM:LID), the UK-based hemodynamic monitoring company, is pleased to announce that Argon Medical (LiDCO’s partner in Japan) has confirmed that the LiDCOrapid Monitor and associated disposable products have been successfully approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). LiDCO believes that Japan is the second largest market in the world for hemodynamic monitoring with approximately 680,000 high-risk surgical patients per annum who would benefit clinically from improved intraoperative fluid management.

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