Heart Valve Repair

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the United States at Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved use of the CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system to treat certain patients who have previously had a tissue aortic valve replacement and are...

he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high risk for surgery and showed encouraging results in intermediate-risk patients, accordin...

Corevalve, ACC.15

Medtronic plc unveiled new two-year data from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal High Risk Study, which demonstrated superior two-year survival benefits from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the CoreValve System compared to surgical aort...

pulmonary valve replacement, congenital, re-intervention, age, PVR
A retrospective review of 633 adults and children who underwent bioprosthetic pulmonary valve replacement (PVR) for congenital heart disease between 1996 and...
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, TMVR, Tendyne, FDA, first implant, U.S.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the United...
Comparing mechanical prosthetic and bioprosthetic mitral valves, a study in the April 14 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found...
Medtronic, CoreValve, Japan, approval, trial
Medtronic announced Japanese regulatory approval for the self-expanding transcatheter CoreValve system for patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS)....
Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA
The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system is now cleared for an additional indication to treat
The cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) from AtriCure Inc. is designed to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. It is the...
The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp. is a catheter-delivered heart implant designed to close the...
The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based...

Articles

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, TMVR, Tendyne, FDA, first implant, U.S.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the United...
Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the approved use of the CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system to...
TAVR, transcatheter heart valves, GlobalData, TMVR
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
Edwards Lifesciences, Sapien 3, Partner, ACC.15, acc 2015
he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high...

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