Heart Valve Repair

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new Medtronic CoreValve Evolut R System.

September 4, 2014 — Medtronic announced CE mark for the 23 mm CoreValve Evolut R system for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The novel self-expanding valve and 14 French equivalent delivery system offers new capabilities that advanc...

August 28, 2014 — The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center is the first heart center in the nation to perform percutaneous implantation of the Edwards Sapien valve to replace a patient’s tricuspid 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 valves (such as the Edwards Sapien) result in more successful procedures and relieve sympt...

PARTNER I Trial TCT 2014 TAVR Heart Valve Repair
New data from a landmark clinical trial found that after five years, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) demonstrated a persistent mortality benefit...
St. Jude Medical Portico TAVR System Minneapolis Heart Institute Implant Trial
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) announced its first implant of the Portico Re-sheathable Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, developed by St....
Claret Medical Cerebral Protection Series B Financing Sentinel CPS System
Claret Medical Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement for up to $18 million in a Series B financing. The Series B round was led by Santé Ventures...
Medtronic U.S. Implants Clinical Study Recapturable CoreValve Evolut R
Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new...
Philips Healthcare received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision planning application
The Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve from Sorin Group is the first valve with a removable stent to be approved in the U.S. market...
The Edwards Sapien XT transcatheter aortic heart valve is indicated for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable patients suffering from...
Esaote North America and Pie Medical Imaging provide 3mensio Structural Heart software for cardiovascular planning solutions...

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Medtronic U.S. Implants Clinical Study Recapturable CoreValve Evolut R
Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new...
September 4, 2014 — Medtronic announced CE mark for the 23 mm CoreValve Evolut R system for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). The novel self-...
heart valve, heart surgery
For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart...
August 28, 2014 — The University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center is the first heart center in the nation to perform percutaneous...

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