Heart Valve Repair

Edwards lawsuit over Corevalve

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system in the United States. The court ordered the injunction April 10....

April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter valves (such as the Edwards Sapien) result in more successful procedures and relieve sympt...

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced the successful completion of the first three human implants of its Fortis mitral transcatheter heart valve. The Heart Team...

Neovasc Inc. announced that a first-in-human implantation of its Tiara transcatheter mitral valve was successfully performed Jan. 30 by physicians at St. P...

Tendyne Holdings Inc. has secured $25 million in an oversubscribed Series C financing led by Apple Tree Partners, along with Boulle Group members and other...
Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve...
 Mitralign Inc. has completed enrollment in a study in Europe investigating its lead device, the Mitralign System, in patients with functional mitral...
April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter...
Esaote Pie Medical Imaging 3mensio Structural Heart Software Cardiac Ultrasound
Esaote North America and Pie Medical Imaging provide 3mensio Structural Heart software for cardiovascular planning solutions
Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) CoreValve System is the first self-expanding TAVR valve...
MediValve Ltd.'s acWire Guidewire received Pre-Marketing Notification Application (510(k)) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA...
The MitraClip is the first minimally invasive, transcatheter device to repair mitral regurgitation (MR). The device is first of its kind to...

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Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve...
April 7, 2014 — A first-ever randomized head-to-head comparison of two devices commonly used to treat aortic stenosis finds balloon-expandable transcatheter...
April 1, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the one-year results of the Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve (TPV) U.S. post-approval study, which found that...
Surgeons in France have successfully replaced the aortic valve in two patients without opening the chest during surgery. The procedure, using totally...

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