Heart Failure

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 deliver...
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...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC, transcatheter heart failure system, CE Mark
News | Heart Failure | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — BioVentrix Inc. announced that it has received certification for CE marking its Revivent TC...
beta-blockers, Thomas Jefferson University, beta-adrenergic receptors

Selective activation of the beta2-adrenergic receptor (beta2AR) by a beta-arrestin-biased pepducin promotes activation of a beta-arrestin signaling pathway that is cardioprotective. Image courtesy of the lab of Jeffrey Benovic, Thomas Jefferson University.

News | Heart Failure | June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016 — Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have discovered how to enhance the effectiveness of beta-...
Videos | Cardio-oncology | June 30, 2016
Interview with Federico Asch, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate director of the echocardiography core lab at Medstar Health...
St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate 3...
St. Jude Medical, CE Mark, SyncAV CRT, MultiPoint Pacing, CardioStim 2016
Technology | Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices (CRT) | June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced CE Mark approval and launch of SyncAV CRT software, designed to build...
Allied Market Research, Congestive Heart Failure Treatment Devices Market report, ICDshea
News | Heart Failure | June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016 — A recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Treatment...
U.K., NHS studies, weekend effect, hospital admission, atrial fibrillation, heart failure
News | Clinical Study | June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016 — New research shows patients admitted to National Health Service (NHS) hospitals in the United Kingdom...
heart failure, muscle bleeding, British Cardiovascular Conference, MRI
News | Heart Failure | June 08, 2016
June 8, 2016 — The amount a heart ‘bleeds’ following a heart attack can predict the severity of future...
CardioMEMS HF, heart failure patients, European Society of Cardiology guidelines
News | Heart Failure | June 07, 2016
June 7, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced that its CardioMEMS HF System was added to the European Society of...
CardioMEMS, heart failure, PA pressure monitoring

The CardioMEMS device detects worsening heart failure symptoms using pulmonary artery pressure monitoring. Pressure increases can indicate early signs of fluid backup so physicians can make changes to the patient's medications and prevent an acute congestive heart failure hospital admission. 

Feature | Heart Failure | June 01, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Healthcare reform efforts of recent years have challenged the industry to reduce the costs of healthcare for both...
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