ANDOVER, Mass., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics Group, Inc. ("TransMedics") (NASDAQ: TMDX), a medical technology company that is transforming organ transplant therapy for patients with end-stage lung, heart, and liver failure, announced today that Nasdaq has halted trading of the company's common stock.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee is meeting today to review TransMedics' Organ Care System™ (OCS) Heart System. The OCS™ Heart System is a portable organ perfusion and monitoring medical device intended to preserve a donated heart in a near-physiologic, beating and perfused state, while continually monitoring and optimizing heart function for eventual transplantation into the recipient.
The Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee reviews and evaluates data concerning the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices for use in the circulatory and vascular systems and makes appropriate recommendations to the FDA.
About TransMedics Group, Inc. TransMedics is the world's leader in portable extracorporeal warm perfusion and assessment of donor organs for transplantation. Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, the company was founded to address the unmet need for more and better organs for transplantation and has developed technologies to preserve organ quality, assess organ viability prior to transplant, and potentially increase the utilization of donor organs for the treatment of end-stage heart, lung, and liver failure.
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