The Sapien will likely become the first transcatheter aortic valve cleared for use in the United States. However, its use will likely be limited to a small number of specialized centers.

Feature | October 26, 2011 | Dave Fornell
In a closely watched move – viewed as a big step toward a paradigm shift in how heart valves are repaired in the United...
Technology | October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging announced it has been awarded three-year supplier contracts with Premier...
News | October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011 – Older men whose bodies produce higher levels of testosterone may be protected against heart attacks...
News | October 26, 2011
  October 26, 2011 – St. Jude Medical announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for...
News | October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011 — Medtronic Inc. announced the start of SYMPLICITY HTN-3, the company’s United States clinical trial...
Feature | October 25, 2011 | Dave Fornell
July 21, 2011 – In a closely watched move viewed as a big step toward a paradigm shift in how heart valves are repaired...
News | October 25, 2011
October 25, 2011 — Stentys S.A. announced the publication of the results of the APPOSITION I clinical study in the...
News | October 24, 2011
  October 24, 2011 – The European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) has announced it is working together with the...
News | October 24, 2011
October 24, 2011 — NeoStem Inc. and Amorcyte Inc announced the closing of their previously publicized merger...
News | October 24, 2011
October 24, 2011 — New study results reveal several underlying causes of non-ischemic sudden cardiac death (SCD) —...
News | October 24, 2011
October 24, 2011 — BioCrossroads’ Indiana Seed Fund has announced its twelfth investment, committing $300,000 to...
News | October 24, 2011
October 24, 2011 — A new study demonstrates that angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors taken in the first...
Technology | October 24, 2011
October 24, 2011 – As a result of the long-standing relationship between Philips Healthcare and ScImage Inc., the two...
News | October 24, 2011
October 24, 2011 – The American College of Cardiology (ACC) announced it is expanding its outpatient PINNACLE Registry...
News | October 21, 2011
October 21, 2011 – St. Jude Medical announced the launch of the C7-XR optical coherence tomography (OCT) intravascular...
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