SentreHeart, Eclipse Surgical Device, left atrial appendage, LAA closure, first clinical use, Poland
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 13, 2016

October 13, 2016 — SentreHeart Inc. announced this week it has treated the first patients using the Eclipse Surgical...

3-D bioprinting, 3-D printing, printed organs, 3D bioprinting

3-D printed vessel made from living cells implanted in an animal to test feasibility of using such structures clinically. Blood vessels are a stepping stone to the creation of more complex 3-D printed organs made from biomaterials. Image from the South Carolina Project for Organ Biofabrication.

 

Feature | 3-D Printing | October 13, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its rules concerning custom medical devices Oct. 12, adding new...

Shockwave lithoplasty system, VIVA 16, Vascular Interventioanl Advances, VIA Physicians, late-breaking endovascular clinical trial results
News | Cath Lab | October 12, 2016

October 12, 2016 — VIVA (Vascular Interventional Advances) Physicians announced a number of highly anticipated late-...

Society for Vascular Surgery, SVS, new PAD reporting standards, peripheral artery disease
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | October 12, 2016

October 12, 2016 — The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has released new reporting standards focused on...

Terumo Finecross, guidewires, guide wires, guidewires 101, basics of guidewire technology

An illustration of Terumo's Finecross guidewire crossing a tight lesion. 

Feature | Guidewires | October 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

While guidewires are a key tool used by...

Medtronic, FDA clearance, TrailBlazer peripheral angled support catheter, PAD, peripheral artery disease
Technology | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | October 12, 2016

October 12, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced recently that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the...

News | Renal Denervation | October 11, 2016

October 11, 2016 — Awards from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund are supporting research on the...

AirStrip One, ECG management, web client, U.S. clearance
Technology | ECG | October 11, 2016

October 11, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(K) Class II clearance to a web client...

ZipLine Medical, Zip Surgical Skin Closure, cath lab time savings, PACE study
News | EP Lab | October 10, 2016

October 10, 2016 — ZipLine Medical Inc. recently announced results from a study recently published online in Pacing...

Cardioband, first tricuspid valve repair, University Hospital Zurich, Francesco Maisano
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 10, 2016

October 10, 2016 — Francesco Maisano, clinic director at the University Hospital Zurich, recently led a team of...

St. Jude Medical, PressureWire X Guidewire, FDA, launch, FFR catheter
Technology | FFR Catheters | October 10, 2016

October 10, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the U.S. clearance and launch of the company’s new PressureWire X...

Blog | October 07, 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prize in chemistry was recently awarded to three scientists who developed miniaturized machines that...

Radial access, transradial access, radial artery access, drapes, drape

Radial Access Sleeve with normal arm adduction.

Feature | Radial Access | October 07, 2016 | Richard Casazza MS RT(R)

The transradial revolution is one of the fastest growing trends in cardiology. Compared to the femoral access...

Mercator MedSystems, Bullfrog Micro-Infusion Device, DANCE trial, VIVA 2016, 13-month results
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 — Mercator MedSystems recently announced that 13-month data from the DANCE trial was presented...

Northwestern Medicine, Edwards Lifesciences, Intuity Elite suturless aortic valve, first in Illinois

Edwards Intuity valve image courtesy of Northwestern Medicine

News | Heart Valve Technology | October 07, 2016

October 7, 2016 — A Northwestern Medicine cardiac surgeon was recently the first in Illinois and second in the...

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