Company Expands North America Commercial Capabilities
ENGLEWOOD, CO / ACCESSWIRE / August 22, 2019 / Viveve Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVE), a medical technology company focused on women’s intimate health, today announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Salient Medical Solutions, a leading distributor of innovative world-class medical devices and technologies in Canada.
“We are pleased to partner with Salient Medical to expand the commercial availability of the Viveve® System to physicians and healthcare providers throughout Canada,” said Scott Durbin, chief executive officer of Viveve. “As we make the shift to the recurring revenue model in the U.S., this partnership strategically expands our commercial capabilities with a large and established distributor with over 25 years of experience supplying leading-edge technologies to medical specialists and practices offering women’s health treatments. We are confident that their specialized sales team will enhance physician adoption and utilization of our cryogen-cooled monopolar radiofrequency (CMRF) technology.”
Jay Herman, president of Salient Medical, commented, “We are excited to add the Viveve System to our product portfolio, which gives aesthetic, medical, and women’s health providers the opportunity to expand their practices and offer the clinically-proven single session Viveve treatment to their patients. Health Canada’s approval of the Viveve System for improved sexual function is a valuable differentiator from other devices in this space. This exclusive distribution agreement expands our proven record of success in bringing safe and effective, leading-edge medical technologies to our clients and we look forward to our partnership with Viveve.”
About Salient Medical
Salient Medical Solutions is a Canadian distributor and manufacturer of globally sourced medical devices and skincare products. With over 30 years of experience, nationwide reach, and ISO13485:2016 MDSAP certification, Salient is trusted by manufacturers and customers to provide Canadians with the most current, effective and advanced Health Canada approved technologies available. For more information visit www.salientmed.com
Viveve Medical, Inc. is a medical technology company focused on women’s intimate health. Viveve is committed to advancing new solutions to improve women’s overall well-being and quality of life. The internationally patented Viveve® System incorporates cryogen-cooled monopolar radiofrequency (CMRF) technology to uniformly deliver volumetric heating while gently cooling surface tissue to generate neocollagenesis in a single in-office session.
International regulatory approvals and clearances have been received for vaginal laxity and/or improvement in sexual function indications in over 50 countries. Viveve is conducting VIVEVE II, a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled clinical trial to assess improvement of sexual function in women following vaginal childbirth. Completion of full 250 subject enrollment was announced in early March 2019. If successful, VIVEVE II results could support a marketing application for a new U.S. commercial indication. Currently, in the United States, the Viveve® System is cleared by the FDA for use in general surgical procedures for electrocoagulation and hemostasis. For more information visit www.viveve.com.
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Viveve is a registered trademark of Viveve, Inc.
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SOURCE: Viveve Medical, Inc.
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