Claret Medical, Sentinal CPS, cerebral protection system, FDA marketing application, TAVR, embolic protection
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 – Claret Medical announced its filing of a marketing application with the U.S. Food and Drug...

Medtronic, CRT, cardiac resynchroniazation therapy devices, heart failure, medication adherence, retrospective analysis, HFSA 2016
News | Heart Failure | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced the results of an analysis that reveals patients increasingly adhere to...

Teleflex, AVA 2016 Congress, Association for Vascular Access
News | Vascular Access | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. recently displayed its vascular access technologies and a new educational...

Edwards sapien, intermediate risk patients, CE mark
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 20, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences received European CE mark to expand use of the Edwards Sapien 3...

Shockwave medical, lithoplasty
News | Cath Lab | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Shockwave Medical announced positive clinical results from the pooled DISRUPT PAD Study, a...

Valtech Cardio, Cardioband Tricuspid, Cardioband Mitral, PCR London Valves 2016, study data
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced that it will present the...

Lotus Edge Valve, CE mark, boston scientific, TAVR, TAVI

The Lotus Edge system in its deployed position. The Lotus valve expands outward as it is compressed and buckled in the deployment position. It also has a skirt to help eliminate paravalvular leaks.

News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Boston Scientific received European CE mark approval for its Lotus Edge Valve System, the...

Medtronic, IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, FDA approval, in-stent restenosis, ISR
Technology | Drug-Eluting Balloons | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the IN.PACT...

lithoplasty, lithotripsy for arteries

The Shockwave Medical Lithoplasty system combines a balloon catheter with tiny lithotripsy electrodes that emit pulses to crack and break up calcium in peripheral arteries.

Technology | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for Shockwave Medical’...

Videos | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | September 16, 2016

Shockwave Medical’s Lithoplasty System uses ultrasonic waves to treatment calcified plaque in patients with...

EBR Systems, FDA, WiSE Technology, Wireless Stimulation Endocardially, SOLVE-CRT study

The WiSE CRT System uses a tiny implant in the left ventricle to synchronize the heart, overcoming limitations of traditional cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in heart failure patients. Graphic courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | September 15, 2016

September 15, 2016 — EBR Systems Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an...

VIVA 2016, late breaking trials, cath lab
Feature | Cath Lab | September 14, 2016

Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) 2016 released its list late-breaking research presentations in vascular...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — Results from a new study suggest that small molecules known as microRNAs may be part of the...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — Findings from a small...

bundled payments for cardiology, CMS cardiac reimbursements
Feature | Business | September 13, 2016 | John W. Meyer, MPH, FACHE

(Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part series on the proposed Medicare five-year demonstration for...

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