Heart Failure

Medtronic, CRT, cardiac resynchroniazation therapy devices, heart failure, medication adherence, retrospective analysis, HFSA 2016
News | Heart Failure | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 — Medtronic plc announced the results of an analysis that reveals patients increasingly adhere to...

EBR Systems, FDA, WiSE Technology, Wireless Stimulation Endocardially, SOLVE-CRT study

The WiSE CRT System uses a tiny implant in the left ventricle to synchronize the heart, overcoming limitations of traditional cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) in heart failure patients. Graphic courtesy of Business Wire.

News | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | September 15, 2016

September 15, 2016 — EBR Systems Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an...

SynCardia, Chapter 11 reorganization, sale, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | September 13, 2016

August 29, 2016 — SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the...

Carmat, bioprosthetic artificial heart, PIVOTAL study, first implantation, heart failure
News | Artificial Heart | September 09, 2016

September 9, 2016 — Carmat announced that the first implantation of its bioprosthetic...

Videos | Heart Failure | September 02, 2016

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like implantable device designed to improve cardiovascular health by...

Respicardia, Remede, pacemaker for sleep apnea, central sleep apnea treatment

The Respicardia Remede System is a pacemaker-like implantable device designed to improve cardiovascular health by restoring natural breathing during sleep in patients with central sleep apnea.

News | Heart Failure | September 02, 2016

September 2, 2016 — Results from an international, randomized study show that an implanted nerve stimulator...

News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 — A new study of more than 13,000 people has found that so-called morbid obesity appears to stand...

Jason Burdick, injectable hydrogels, heart failure, heart attack, American Chemical Society

Compared to other types of hydrogels being developed (left), a new hydrogel (right) can form crosslinks after injection into the heart, making the material stiffer and longer-lasting. Image courtesy of American Chemical Society.

News | Heart Failure | August 23, 2016

August 23, 2016 — During a heart attack, clots or narrowed arteries block blood flow, harming or killing cells...

Carew Medical Wear, Rod Carew, undergarments, LVAD, HeartMate II, American Heart Association
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 — Carew Medical Wear Inc., a custom medical outfit company specializing in...

ICU use for heart failure
News | Heart Failure | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 – With the use of intensive care units (ICUs) on the rise in many hospitals, researchers at LA BioMed...

CardioKinetix, Parachute device, heart failure, 500th implantation, PARACHUTE IV Trial
News | Heart Failure | July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016 — CardioKinetix Inc. announced this week that 500 patients have received the company’s Parachute...

University of Guelph study, heart failure risk, gender, aging
News | Heart Failure | July 08, 2016

July 8, 2016 — University of Guelph researchers have uncovered a possible clue as to why women have lower rates of...

SynCardia acquired, Versa Capital Management, chapter 11
News | Business | July 07, 2016

July 7, 2016 — SynCardia Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into an...

News | Heart Failure | July 05, 2016

July 5, 2016 — A research team has developed a new electric mesh device that can be wrapped around the heart to...

HeartWare, HVAD, batteries recall
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 05, 2016

July 5, 2016 — HeartWare Inc. announced a recall of the batteries used on the...

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