Heart Failure

This heart failure channel offers news and new technology to treat heart failure. This includes for new innovations to treat congesitive heart failure (CHF). The channel includes news on HFpEF and HFrEF.

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.

Feature | Heart Failure | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 — Abbott announced today that the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) has received U....

An example of the new transesophageal echo (TEE) visualization technology called TrueVue was shown at TCT 2018 for the first time. Philips’ new photo-realistic rendering is designed to offer a surgical view of cardiac structures to aid transcatheter procedural navigation. The technology also allows the lighting source to be moved around and even behind the anatomy, as demonstrated here. This video, included as part of the most innovative technologies video at TCT 2018, went viral when posted on social media during TCT 2018, and was viewed more than 167,000 times.

Blog | TCT | October 15, 2018

From a cardiovascular device innovation standpoint, the 2018...

Videos | October 11, 2018

A discussion with Professor Ian Meredith, MBBS, Ph.D., global chief medical officer and executive vice president,...

Ohio State First in U.S. to Test Shunt Device for Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | October 04, 2018

October 4, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is first in the country to test a new medical...

One of the key, early pioneers who helped bring coronary angioplasty to the United States in the late 1970s was Simon Stertzer, M.D. In this article he shares his views on the current direction and next steps in cardiovascular biomedical technology

Simon Stertzer, M.D., is one of the key, early pioneers who helped bring coronary angioplasty to the United States in the late 1970s and 1980s. He performed the first coronary balloon angioplasty in the United States in 1978.

 

Feature | October 03, 2018

One of the key, early pioneers who helped bring coronary angioplasty to the United States in the late 1970s was...

Ancora Heart Announces Positive Interim Analysis of AccuCinch Ventricular Repair System for Heart Failure
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 — Ancora Heart Inc. announced positive clinical data from the company’s recently expanded U.S....

Cardiac Dimensions Randomizes First Patient in CARILLON Trial of Mitral Contour System
News | Heart Failure | September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 — Cardiac Dimensions announced the company has randomized its first patient in the CARILLON...

Antithrombin Drug Ineffective in Heart Failure With Sinus Rhythm and Coronary Disease
News | Heart Failure | September 07, 2018

September 7, 2018 — The antithrombin drug rivaroxaban does not reduce the risk of a composite endpoint of survival,...

Tafamidis Improves Survival in Rare Heart Condition
News | Heart Failure | September 06, 2018

September 6, 2018 — Tafamidis is the first treatment to improve survival and reduce hospitalizations in a rare heart...

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Less-Invasive Heart Pump Implant Procedure
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — Medtronic plc recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a less-invasive...

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