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September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, being held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13-17.

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new Medtronic CoreValve Evolut R System.

TCT 2014, late breaking trials, late breaking presentations

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) has announced the late-breaking trial presentations at TCT 2014, Sept. 13-17.

September 4, 2014 — Medtronic announced CE mark for the 23 mm CoreValve Evolut R system for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The novel self-expanding valve and 14 French equivalent delivery system offers new capabilities that advanc...

September 15, 2014 — A new minimally invasive surgery involving a stent graft made from a 3-D image of the patient’s anatomy could eliminate the need for open...
PressureWire St. Jude Medical Two-year FAME 2 Data FFR-guided PCI
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced primary outcome two-year data from the FAME 2 Trial, which demonstrated sustained superiority with FFR-guided PCI using St....
Claret Medical Cerebral Protection Series B Financing Sentinel CPS System
Claret Medical Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement for up to $18 million in a Series B financing. The Series B round was led by Santé Ventures...
September 12, 2014 — Volcano Corp. announced it will be launching its interventional precision guidance tools at the 27th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular...
Medtronic's NC Euphora noncompliant balloon dilatation catheter was 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in
The Arrow GPSCath Balloon Dilatation Catheters is designed for use with 0.014-inch guidewires and in 150-cm length. These products enable a...
Cordis Corp.'s Saber PTA (percutaneous transluminal angioplasty) dilatation catheter is for the treatment of patients with peripheral...
Cordis Corp. is offering additional sizes of its Sleek OTW (over-the-wire) platform, a 0.014-inch ultra-low profile percutaneous...

Articles

Medtronic U.S. Implants Clinical Study Recapturable CoreValve Evolut R
Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new...
Covidien TurboHawk Clinical Study Directional Atherectomy Effective PAD Therapy
Directional atherectomy is safe and effective as a frontline therapy for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), according to a landmark Covidien...
September 4, 2014 — Medtronic announced CE mark for the 23 mm CoreValve Evolut R system for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The novel self-...
heart valve, heart surgery
For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart...

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Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
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