Heart Failure

CardioKinetix, Parachute device, Heart Failure device therapy

The CardioKinetix Parachute device implant shown deployed in the left ventricle or a heart failure patient. The device helps remodel the ventricle to improve the heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently. 

Feature | Heart Failure | September 29, 2016 | Abha Mishra

New cardiovascular device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are rapidly evolving with...

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...

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