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Melody valve, FDA approval, PMA, pulonary valve

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Medtronic’s premarket approval application (PMA) for the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System. This allows wider use of...

Medtronic, In.Pact, Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, drug-eluting balloon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) for the superficial femoral and popliteal arteries in the upper leg....

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items from 2014 and a list of the top 20 archived technical articles accessed in 2014....

Now that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is rapidly becoming an established treatment option, cardiology has shifted focus toward the next major frontier in interventional structural heart technology — transcatheter mitral valve repa...

drug-eluting balloons, DEB, ECRI, report, peripheral artery disease, PAD, cath
ECRI Institute has created a report that offers an overview of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) technology, “Health Technology Forecast report, "Drug-eluting...
Artificial Heart, Ventricular Assist Device, Heart failure, SynCardia
SynCardia Systems Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to conduct a clinical study of the effectiveness of the SynCardia...
Clinical trial/Study, Heart Valve Repair, CoreValve System
Medtronic revealed new one-year clinical data showing that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the self-expanding CoreValve System offers...
Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR
Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born...
The Memo 3-D ReChord is a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair from the Sorin Group. The device incorporates a chordal...
The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or...

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drug-eluting balloons, DEB, ECRI, report, peripheral artery disease, PAD, cath
ECRI Institute has created a report that offers an overview of drug-eluting balloon (DEB) technology, “Health Technology Forecast report, "Drug-eluting...
Melody valve, FDA approval, PMA, pulonary valve
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval of Medtronic’s premarket approval application (PMA) for the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary...
ECRI Institute has released an updated comparison on cardiac resuscitators used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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