01 October 2014

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., October 1, 2014 — LoneStar Heart, Inc. today announced that it received the CE Mark (Conformité Européene) for its Algisyl-LVR® hydrogel implant, the company’s lead product for the treatment of advanced heart failure (HF). Classified in Europe and in the U.S. as a medical device, Algisyl-LVR is intended to reverse HF progression in people who have an enlarged left ventricle. Surgically injected directly into the heart muscle, the hydrogel acts immediately as an internal scaffold that does not undergo long-term degradation and increases cardiac output. Read more