Heart Failure

sleep apnea, heart failure readmissions, Thomas Jefferson University study
News | Heart Failure | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea may reduce six-month readmissions for patients...
News | Heart Failure | February 04, 2016
February 4, 2016 — New research from scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) published...
Technology | Information Technology | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Accenture have developed a cloud-based,...
pulmonary artery to left atrial shunt, heart lung transplant, Oswaldo, Stanford Children's Health

2015 was a year of dramatic changes for Oswaldo and his family, seen here at his bedside, post-transplant surgery in July. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — 2016 is starting off a whole lot better than last year for 14-year-old Oswaldo Jimenez of Salem, Ore...
CardioKinetix, Parachute device, heart failure, PARACHUTE IV trial, half enrollment
News | Heart Failure | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — CardioKinetix Inc. announced that it has enrolled more than half of the subjects in its pivotal...
News | Stem Cell Therapies | January 07, 2016
January 7, 2016 — Celyad announced Dec. 21 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the company’...
PPCM, peripartum cardiomyopathy, clinical study, titin protein, genetic mutation
News | Heart Failure | January 07, 2016
January 7, 2016 — Scientists have found that women who suffer unexplained...
heart failure, asynchrony, PITA, Johns Hopkins, pacemaker
News | EP Lab | January 04, 2016
January 4, 2016 — Johns Hopkins has demonstrated in animals that applying a...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System, interventional heart failure

BioVentrix closed-chest Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System reduces the size of the ventricle for more efficient pumping in heart failure patients.

News | Heart Failure | December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015 — BioVentrix in mid-December announced the successful completion of the 30th clinical case using the...
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015 — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan and Duke University School of Medicine are...

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News | ACC | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — In 2015, results from the ITALIC and CvLPRIT trials, along with studies examining lifestyle factors...
St. Jude Medical, Quadra Asssura CRT-D, Quadra Assura MP, MR conditional labeling, CE Mark
News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval for...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC System, pre-clinical, Louis Labrousse, Hopital Haut-Leveque

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News | Heart Failure | December 09, 2015
December 9, 2015 — BioVentrix Inc. has achieved the first implantation of its micro-anchor...
News | Blood Testing | November 18, 2015
November 18, 2015 — Konica Minolta Inc. announced that it has developed the SPFS Immunoassay System, capable of highly...
MC3 Cardiopulmonary, acquisition, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, new manufacturing facility, surgical cannula

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News | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015 — MC3 Cardiopulmonary announced it has completed the acquisition and transfer of all assets...
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