Heart Failure

Feature | Business | September 04, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Today, in a world of immediate access to information anywhere in the world using a smartphone, consumers expect more...
Valtech, cardioband, transcatheter mitral annuloplasty

Valtech's Cardioband transcatheter mitral annuloplasty system in development. It is uses a series of corkscrew anchors, similar to those used on EP implantable device leads, to install the annuloplasty ring to reshape the valve for improved leaflet coaptation.

Feature | Structural Heart | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Valtech...
DOPPLER-CIP trial, ESC 2015, heart failure, predictor, small left ventricle, University of Leuven
Feature | Heart Failure | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — Findings presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2015 indicate that a small...
Medtronic, OPTILINK, OptiVol, ICD, pulmonary congestion, ESC 2015
Feature | Heart Failure | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — Automated alerts for excess fluid accumulation in the lungs did not improve outcomes for...
News | Heart Failure | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — BioControl Medical said it has completed enrollment in its INOVATE-HF (INcrease Of VAgal TonE in...
Sunshine Heart, COUNTER HF pivotal study, resumes enrollment, C-Pulse, FDA
News | Heart Failure | August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced an update in late July on its COUNTER HF U.S....
HeartWare, ENDURANCE2 trial, destination therapy, HVAS, HeartWare Ventricular Assist System
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that enrollment in the ENDURANCE2 destination therapy...
Mayo Clinic, LVAD, study, heart failure, restrictive cardiomyopathy, RCM

Thoratec HeartMate II image courtesy of Thoratec

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 07, 2015
August 7, 2015 — Mayo Clinic is announcing results of a study on the effectiveness of...
FDA, warning, LVADs, left ventricular assist devices, Thoratec, HeartMate II, HeartWare, HVAD
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 06, 2015
August 6, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers, patients and caregivers...
HeartWare, ventricular assist device, HeartWare VAD, recall, update
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 05, 2015
August 5, 2015 — HeartWare expanded the Class I recall of its ventricular assist device in mid-June due to concerns...
LVADs, heart failure patients, echocardiography, ASE, recommendations, guideline
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 04, 2015
August 4, 2015 — Over the past several years, advanced...
Sunshine Heart, C-Pulse, circulatory support system, update
News | Heart Failure | August 03, 2015
August 3, 2015 — Sunshine Heart announced plans to commence a first-in-human study using its novel C-Pulse...
MSCs, stem cells, end-stageheart failure, retrograde, coronary sinus,
News | Stem Cell Therapies | July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015 — A new clinical trial to test how a high dose of...
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