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Spotlight on Flow Forward Medical, LLC
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Flow Forward Medical is a U.S. private company that develops cardiovascular devices to improve eligibility and reduce maturation failure of arteriovenous fistula vascular access sites for hemodialysis. It raised $1 million in a completion of a Series A venture capital investment as reported in the PharmSource Lead Sheet on February, 16 2017.
- Flow Forward Medical was founded in 2010
- Corporate Headquarters: Olathe, KS
- Flow Forward Medical plans to use the proceeds to support the development of its AFE system for arteriovenous fistulas.
Device: The AFE system™
Development Phase: Pre-feasibility studies
Medical Specialty: Cardiovascular/Vascular; Surgery; Urology/Nephrology
Purpose: Device – Therapeutic/Interventional
Type: Implant – Other; Pump
Description: A temporary extracorporeal rotary blood pump system designed to dilate veins prior to arteriovenous fistula (AVF) surgery for hemodialysis patients.
- May 2015: $5.7 million in a completed venture capital investment
Medical Device & Diagnostics Pipeline1
|Product Candidate||Indication||Medical Specialty||Purpose||Type||Status|
|AFE system||Arteriovenous Fistula||Cardiovascular/
Vascular; Surgery; Urology/Nephrology
|Device – Therapeutic/Interventional||Implant – Other; Pump||Pre-feasibility studies|
1Source: PharmSource Lead Sheet
|Flow Forward Medical, LLC||Key Officers|
|10900 S. Clay Blair Blvd.||F. Nicolas Franano, MD, CEO|
|Olathe, KS, 66061 USA||William P. Whitaker, Corporate Secretary, Director|
|Phone: +1-913-730-1651||Howard M. Loree, II, PhD, VP, R&D|
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