Mitralign, Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty System

Mitralign's Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty System uses catheter delivered pledgeted sutures that can be cinched together to change the valve annulus geometry to help eliminate valvular regurgitation. 

News | Heart Valve Repair | August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015 — Mitralign Inc. said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an investigational device...
melody valve

Max Page and his father Buck share a pre-operation moment on morning of July 30 Melody transcatheter valve procedure at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

News | Structural Heart | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — Cardiologists from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles successfully implanted a...
biomimics, 3D stent
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania and second in the...
iFR, FFR, Philips, Volcano
News | Cath Lab | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — Philips Healthcare is showcasing its latest cardiology solutions at the European Society of...
News | Heart Failure | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — BioControl Medical said it has completed enrollment in its INOVATE-HF (INcrease Of VAgal TonE in...
stroke risk
News | Clinical Study | August 28, 2015
Most people assume strokes only happen to octogenarians, but recent evidence suggests that survivors of childhood...
News | Business | August 28, 2015
In the midst of a growing trend for Medicare patients to receive observation care in the hospital to determine if they...
News | Hypertension | August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015 — Analysis of blood samples from more than 5,000 people suggests that a more sensitive version of a...
Stent graft, computational fluid dynamics, CFD, stent engineering

In this vector velocity model, brighter colors indicate blood flow acceleration as it passes through a bifurcation. Computation fluid dynamic modeling provides insight on blood flow through and near the walls of the stent graft. Image courtesy of Sanford Health

News | Cath Lab | August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015 — The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling has been used for years to better engineer...
News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015
August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

Mitral regurgitation viewed under color Doppler. Image courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | August 26, 2015
August 25, 2015 — Medtronic announced it entered a definitive agreement to acquire Twelve Inc., a start–up medical...
ASE Foundation, Vietnam, Mindray M7

Rachel Quang demonstrates how to optimize images for 90 trainees

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 25, 2015
August 25, 2015 —  The American Society of Echocardiography Foundation’s (ASEF) humanitarian mission in Hanoi, Vietnam...
NuCART, CompView Medical, mobile boom system, cath lab, hybrid OR
Technology | Cath Lab | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — CompView Medical announced the release of the NuCART, a turn-key, all-in-one mobile boom system with...
FFR-CT

An example of a FFR-CT study showing a 3-D reconstruction of the coronary tree and a color overlay of virtual FFR readings, including a severe blockage in need of revascularization in the left anterior decending artery. 

News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015 — Loyola University Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Illinois to offer a new,...
BioSig Technologies, research agreement, UCLA, Pure EP System, EP lab, ventricular tachycardia model, VT
Technology | EP Lab | August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015 — BioSig Technologies announced it has signed a sponsored...
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