Cardiovascular Surgery

critical limb ischemia, amputations, MRI-based mapping, CLI, British Heart Foundation
News | Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with...
pulmonary artery to left atrial shunt, heart lung transplant, Oswaldo, Stanford Children's Health

2015 was a year of dramatic changes for Oswaldo and his family, seen here at his bedside, post-transplant surgery in July. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — 2016 is starting off a whole lot better than last year for 14-year-old Oswaldo Jimenez of Salem, Ore...
News | Hemostasis Management | January 06, 2016
January 6, 2016 — The Medicines Company announced Dec. 18 it has entered into a purchase agreement pursuant to which...
endoscopic vein-graft harvesting

An endoscopic vein-graft harvesting for a CABG procedure. Image courtesy of Maquet.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 16, 2015 | Saurabh D. Ashier, PA-C, Keck Medical Center USC
We are approaching 20 years since the introduction of endoscopic vein-graft harvesting (EVH) as a method of vessel...
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015 — Preventing blood clots with drugs such as...
MC3 Cardiopulmonary, acquisition, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, new manufacturing facility, surgical cannula

Image courtesy of MC3 Cardiopulmonary

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015 — MC3 Cardiopulmonary announced it has completed the acquisition and transfer of all assets...
Sentreheart, Lariat Surgical LAA Suture Delivery Device, left atrial appendage closure, CE Mark approval, Europe

Image courtesy of SentreHeart

News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015 — SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received CE Mark approval for the Lariat Surgical Left Atrial...
St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAD System, CE Mark approval, left ventricular assist device

Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company has received CE Mark approval for the HeartMate 3 Left...
Maquet, extracorporeal life support, ECLS, cardiogenic shock, bridge-to-life, PLS system

PLS system image courtesy of Maquet

News | ECMO Systems | September 08, 2015
September 8, 2015 — In a new study reported in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, researchers found a...
HeartWare, ENDURANCE2 trial, destination therapy, HVAS, HeartWare Ventricular Assist System
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that enrollment in the ENDURANCE2 destination therapy...
ACC, health policy statement, heart team, cardiovascular health
Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 - Building teams that include advanced practice providers can help cardiovascular practices meet the...
sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients about reports...
Feature | Business | July 08, 2015
July 8, 2015 - Sorin S.p.A. and Cyberonics Inc. unveiled LivaNova as the name of their combined company, effective at...
idarucizumab, dabigatran, anticoagulant, Boehringer Ingelheim, RE-VERSE AD
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 07, 2015
July 7, 2015 - Results from an interim analysis of the...
SentreHeart, Lariat Suture Delivery Device, FDA, AMAZE Trial, AFib, LAA
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 01, 2015
July 1, 2015 - SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received approval for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE)...
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