Videos | Heart Valve Technology | November 08, 2016

Studies have shown transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) has an increased risk of stroke and cerebral damage...

Edwards, Sapien 3, Sapien XT, quality of life study, PARTNER II Trial, TAVR, intermediate-risk patients, TCT 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. recently announced new data demonstrating dramatic and sustained...

watchman LAA occluder, LAAO registry
Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – Results from the U.S. real-world, post-FDA approval experience of the Watchman device found high...

TAVR, post-procedure, brain lesions, delirium, TCT 2016, Peter R. Stella
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 — Keystone Heart Ltd. announced that data presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular...

OCT stent strut coverage

OCT imaging showing neointimal tissue coverage of metallic stent struts.

News | Stents | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – Results from TRANSFORM-OCT, a prospective, randomized trial using optical coherence tomography (...

Sentinel, TAVR, TAVI, embloic protection
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – A multicenter randomized trial evaluating the role of embolic protection using the Sentinel...

biosensors Biofreedom stent
News | Stents | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – The two-year results from LEADERS FREE, the first randomized clinical trial dedicated to high...

Fortitude bioresorbable stent

The Fortitude sirolimus-eluting bioresorbable stent.

 

News | Stents Bioresorbable | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 — The 28th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, Oct. 29-Nov...

Bionics trial, Medinol, BioNIR stent, elastic polymer

Imaging of stent struts after expansion, showing the elastic polymer used on Medinol’s BioNIR stent does not crack or flake off, possibly leading to better patient outcomes. 

News | Stents | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – The large multinational randomized BIONICS study found that a novel elastic polymer coated...

COLOR trial, TCT, NIRS, stenting vulnerable plaques, near infrared spectroscopy

An intravascular ultrasound image (IVUS) with co-registered NIRS showing yellow for the detection of lipid rich plaque in a coronary artery. 

News | Cath Lab | November 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – Two-year results from the COLOR Trial, the first large-scale multicenter prospective study of its...

One of the most popular articles on October was a post-procedure MRI study of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients. It showed that showed 94 percent of patients have minor lesions in the brain due to procedural emboli. This has spurred additional interest in using embolic protection systems during TAVR procedures. 

Feature | November 04, 2016 | Dave Fornell

November 4, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and...

RESPECT trial, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, St. Jude Medical, TCT 2016
News | Structural Heart Occluders | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the long-term data from RESPECT, a landmark trial, during a First...

Medtronic, Resolute Integrity DES, drug-eluting stent, BIO-RESORT study, TCT 2016
News | Stents Drug Eluting | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — Investigators recently unveiled clinical data from the independent BIO-RESORT study, representing...

Medtronic, Harmony TPV, transcatheter pulmonary valve, clinical study results, TCT 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — Medtronic plc recently announced new clinical data for the...

St. Jude Medical, Amplatzer PFO Occluder, FDA approval, U.S. launch
Technology | Structural Heart Occluders | November 02, 2016

November 2, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced this week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval...

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