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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 16, 2014 — A quarter of adults in the United States have two or more chronic medical conditions, as do more than two-thirds of seniors, yet there are...
St. Jude Medical Portico TAVR System Minneapolis Heart Institute Implant Trial
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) announced its first implant of the Portico Re-sheathable Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, developed by St....
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....
Medtronic's NC Euphora noncompliant balloon dilatation catheter was 510(k) cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in
Esaote North America's MyLab Six ultrasound system is 510(k)-cleared from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and available for...
MicroVention Inc.’s Low-Profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Device (LVIS and LVIS Jr.) is a stent and delivery system used to...
CardiacAssist's Protek Duo veno‐venous cannula is intended for use as a single cannula for both venous drainage and reinfusion of...

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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