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...

SynCardia, Chapter 11 reorganization, sale, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | September 13, 2016

August 29, 2016 — SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the...

AMSSM, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, cardiovascular screening, athletes, position statement
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 13, 2016

September 13, 2016 — The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) last week released a new position...

Vivasure Medical, Closure Device, Series C financing
News | Vascular Closure Devices | September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 — Vivasure Medical announced last week that the company has completed a Series C financing of €16...

News | Cardiac Diagnostics | September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 — A Saint Louis University researcher has received a grant to...

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