Philips, FDA 510k clearance, Expression MR400, MRI patient monitor
Technology | Patient Monitors | February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016 — Royal Philips announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the Expression...
Fred Hoiberg, Chicago Bulls coach, On-X aortic heart valve, education campaign

Fred Hoiberg, head coach of the NBA Chicago Bulls, is launching a new campaign to help people with heart valve problems on www.heartvalvesurgery.com. Coach Hoiberg, pictured here with his family, wanted a single, life-long solution to his aortic heart valve problem, and received an On-X aortic mechanical valve from On-X Life Technologies Inc. in April 2015.

News | Heart Valve Repair | February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016 — Fred Hoiberg, head coach of the National Basketball Assocation’s (NBA) Chicago Bulls, is launching...

Image courtesy of Boston Scientific

Feature | Business | February 10, 2016 | Dave Fornell
After five years of almost constant lobbying efforts and numerous attempts by the U.S. House to push through a repeal...
CeloNova, COBRA REDUCE trial, first patient enrolled, Cobra PzF coronary stent
News | Stents | February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016 — CeloNova BioSciences Inc. announced this week that the first patient has been enrolled in its COBRA...
HeartWare, terminated acquisition, Valtech Cardio
News | Structural Heart | February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016 — HeartWare International Inc. and Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced the termination of HeartWare's...
new study, titin protein, blood pumping, heart failure
News | Heart Failure | February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016 — In a finding that could lead to new drugs to treat...
News | Business | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — Cigna has entered into an...
Valtech Cardioband, reimbursement, Germany, mitral regurgitation in heart failure
News | Heart Valve Repair | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced that it has received German Neue Untersuchungs und Behandlungsmethoden...
Mount Sinai Heart, TANSNIP-PESA study, worksite lifestyle intervention, cardiovascular risk
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — Mount Sinai Heart is undertaking a three-year study to determine whether a workplace-based lifestyle...
cardiomyocytes, electrical stimulation, human stem cells, Columbia Engineering

Electrically conditioned human cardiomyocytes. Striated ultrastructure containing troponin ( stained in green) forms around cell nuclei (stained in blue.) Image courtesy of Benjamin Lee, Columbia Engineering

News | Stem Cell Therapies | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — Columbia Engineering researchers have shown, for the first time, that...
ACC late breakers
News | ACC | February 09, 2016
The following are the late-breaking clinical trial presentations presented at the 2016 American College of Cardiology (...
Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | February 09, 2016
February 9, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will cover...
transcatheter repair of a mitral valve paravalvular leak

Transcatheter repair of a surgical mitral replacement paravalvular leak with an Amplatzer Vascular Plug II.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | February 08, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Off-label use of the St. Jude Amplatzer vascular plug devices offers a new solution for the minimally invasive repair...
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — A parent’s incarceration has immediate, devastating effects on a family. Now, Virginia Tech and...
Find Your Heart a Home, ACC, cardiac care hospital, comparison database, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
News | Patient Engagement | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is one of two hospitals...
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