20 November 2013

Results of Multicenter, Randomized Study Show Left Ventricle Augmentation with Hydrogel Implant Provides Functional Improvement in Health Status

DALLAS, November 20, 2013 — LoneStar Heart, Inc. today presented the interim results of its multicenter, randomized AUGMENT-HF clinical trial showing left ventricle augmentation of the failing heart with the company’s lead product, Algisyl-LVR hydrogel implant, can be performed safely in patients with advanced heart failure (HF) and provides functional improvement in their health status. The study is being conducted at 15 centers in Italy, Germany, Romania, Australia, and The Netherlands to determine if the product is superior to standard medical therapy in the management of patients with a dilated and weakened left ventricle and significantly deteriorated cardiac function. Read more