Neovasc Inc.

11:03 AM EST - Neovasc Inc. : Today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Circulatory System Devices Advisory Panel voted 14 to 4 "in favor" that the Neovasc Reducer™ is safe when used as intended, and voted 1 to 17 "against" on the issue of a reasonable assurance of effectiveness. The third vote was 13 to 3 "against" (2 abstained) on whether the relative benefits outweighed the relative risks. Neovasc Inc. shares T.NVCN are trading down $1.05 at $1.38.