Cardiovascular Surgery

Edwards Intuity aortic valve, surgical aortic valve replacement, PinnacleHealth, first U.S. implants
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016 — This week, PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, Pa., became the first hospital in the country to implant the...

MRI brain scan of a 26-day-old neonate with Zika virus. It shows septation in the ventricle at the arrow. See more Zika radiology images at http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584.

 

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 26, 2016
August 26, 2016 — As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug...
cardiac surgery, simulation training, University of Washington, case studies

Multiple repetitions of bypass grafts on a heart, using the Ramphal simulator. Courtesy of the University of Washington in Seattle.

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016 — Simulation training for...
Edwards Lifesciences, FDA approval, Intuity Elite valve

The Edwards Intuity Elite valve system uses a balloon expandable skirt to anchor the valve rather than traditional sutures.

Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016 – Edwards Lifesciences announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved of the advanced...
ClearFlow, PleuraFlow System, pediatric patients, cardiothoracic surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 08, 2016
August 8, 2016 — ClearFlow Inc. announced in late July that its PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology is now available...
CMS, bundled payment models, coronary artery bypass surgery, ACC, STS
News | Business | July 26, 2016
July 26, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed the creation of new...
SynCardia acquired, Versa Capital Management, chapter 11
News | Business | July 07, 2016
July 7, 2016 — SynCardia Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into an...
St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate 3...
News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016 — Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the acquisition of economic rights to multiple programs owned by...
aortic valve reconstruction, surgery, PinnacleHealth, Pennsylvania
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2016
May 4, 2016 — Three PinnacleHealth patients recently underwent a new procedure for...
CABG, bypass surgery, heart failure, NHLBI study
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016 — Scientists have found that a greater number of patients with coronary artery disease may benefit from...
post-operative atrial fibrillation, AFib, heart rate, rhythm control, ACC.16
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016 — In the first large randomized trial to directly compare two approaches to preventing...
CABG, mitral valve repair, ischemic mitral regurgitation, IMR, study, ACC 2016
News | Structural Heart | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 — Just-released two-year follow-up data comparing...
minimally invasive mitral valve repair, mini-MVR, comparison study, conventional surgery, University of Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016 — Patients undergoing minimally invasive...
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