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Carmat (ALCAR) - Regulatory agency suspends Carmat implants

11:41 EST 1 Dec 2016 | Edison Investment Research

Edison Investment Research - Pharmaceutical & healthcare - Carmat: On 30 November, Carmat announced that the first patient implanted with its bioprosthetic heart as part of its European pivotal trial has died. The implantation occurred in late August and press sources report that the death was in October. The company’s analyses do not suggest the prosthesis was responsible for the death, although the French regulatory agency (ANSM) is suspending future Carmat implantations. Our valuation (previous rNPV of €747m) is under review.
ISIN: FR0010907956

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