Essential Medical announced today that more than 1,000 MANTA large bore vascular closure devices have been successfully deployed globally. To meet the growing demands of the $600 million large bore closure market, Essential Medical is also increasing their production capacity with a new facility located in Exton, PA.....

April 2017

Essential Medical announced today the completion of enrollment in the US pivotal IDE trial of the MANTA™ large bore vascular closure device..."Because of their excitement to use MANTA, we enrolled 341 patients at 21 different sites with 43 investigators in 10 months"...

October 2017


Essential Medical announced today that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the FDA to begin the U.S. clinical trial for X-Seal, the company's 6F Vascular Closure Device.  The single-arm, pivotal study will consist of 180 patients at 10-15 sites throughout the U.S., Canada, and the EU...

September 2016

Essential Medical announced today that it has completed a Series B financing of $14.9M. The round was led by Amzak Health along with original Series A investors including DSM Venturing, the venture investment arm of Royal DSM...

Essential Medical announced today the first live MANTA case at the Transcatheter Therapeutics conference (TCT) in Washington DC.  TCT is the largest annual interventional cardiology conference in North America.  The case was performed live on Monday October 31st...

August 2017


November 2016

Essential Medical announced today that the first U.S. clinical trail case was performed on November 28 by Dr. Itsik Ben-Dor, MD at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C.  After successfully implanting a 34mm Medtronic CoreValve Evolut R, the 21F arteriotomy was closed with the 18F MANTA device, which provided immediate hemostasis and a clear patent vessel...

August 2016

December 2016

Essential Medical announced today that the publication of the MANTA CE marking study results in JACC Interventions titled: "Percutaneous Plug-Based Arteriotomy Closure Device for Large-Bore Access" ...  

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