News | January 28, 2015
January 28, 2015 — Neovasc Inc. has commenced a public offering in the United States of 8 million shares of the company...
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR

Image courtesy of InterValve

Technology | January 28, 2015
January 28, 2015 — Maquet Medical Systems USA announced an agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of...
Abiomed impella, Impella RP, Impella right percutaneous
Feature | January 28, 2015
January 28, 2014 — Abiomed Inc. said the Impella RP (Right Percutaneous) system has received U.S. Food and Drug...
Melody valve, FDA approval, PMA, pulonary valve

The Melody valve being deployed in the pulmonary valve position.

Technology | January 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Medtronic’s premarket approval application (PMA)...
Thoratec, HeartMate III, VAD, NewYork Presbyterian, trial, ventricular assist

HeartMate III image courtesy of Thoratec

News | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is one of a select group of medical...
Feature | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — ECRI Institute has released an updated comparison on...
HHS, Medicare, payment, fee-for-service, alternative models, business
Feature | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced measurable goals and a timeline to...
3-D printing, tracheal reconstruction, STS, Goldstein, Feinstein Institute

Daniel A. Grande, Ph.D., director of the orthopedic research laboratory at the Feinstein Institute, and Todd Goldstein, an investigator at the Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, with their MakerBot Replicator desktop 3-D printer that they used to 3-D print cartilage to repair tracheal damage.

Feature | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — Three-dimensional (3-D) printing can...
Cardiovascular surgery, CytoSorbents, corporeal cytokine adsorber

Image courtesy of CytoSorbents

News | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — CytoSorbents Corporation announced that it has submitted an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)...
Nephrocheck Test System, Blood testing, contrast media

Image courtesy of Astute Medical

News | January 27, 2015
January 27, 2015 — Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. announced the nationwide availability to hospitals of the...
FEops, TAVIguide, Series A financing, navigation, advanced visualization

Image courtesy of FEops

News | January 26, 2015
January 26, 2015 — FEops announced the closing of a €1.3 million (~$1.9 million USD) series A financing round, led by...
clinical trial/study, imaging, CT imaging

Image courtesy of DeBakey Heart

Feature | January 26, 2015
January 26, 2015 — According to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR),...
clinical trial/study, stem cell therapies, BHF

The banding seen in this microscopic view of heart muscle cells is vital for the contraction of the muscle that is needed for the heart to beat. BHF-funded scientists can now make heart cells from stem cells and study how changes in this banding can lead to the heart not beating properly.

Feature | January 26, 2015
January 26, 2015 — The British Heart Foundation (BHF) announced the winners of its annual ‘Reflections of Research’...

Image courtesy of CardioKinetix Inc.

News | January 23, 2015
January 23, 2015 — CardioKinetix Inc. announced the completion of enrollment in Parachute China, a...
MRI systems, MRI Accessories, RSNA 2015, FerrAlert Halo II Plus

Images courtesy of Kopp Development

Technology | January 23, 2015
January 23, 2015 — Kopp Development Inc. ...
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