Heart Valve Repair

Heart Valve Repair

Neovasc Inc. has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate the U.S. arm of its Tiara-I Early Feasibility Trial for the company's Tiara transcatheter mitral valve. The Tiara-I Early Feas...

September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can significantly reduce the number and volume of cerebral lesions in high-risk patients with severe...

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...

heart valve repair, Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, NHLB
Routinely adding mitral valve repair to coronary artery bypass graft surgery for heart attack patients may not be warranted in patients with moderate...
TriReme, PTA Chocolate Balloon, valvuloplasty, heart valve repair
Catalist-listed QT Vascular Ltd. has acquired a novel technology platform called Java, and all associated intellectual property, which was developed...
Sorin Group, heart valve repair, first implant
Sorin Group, a global medical device company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, implanted the Solo Smart surgical replacement performed...
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell
The key take away messages from the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium were bioresorable stents and transcatheter...
The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or
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...

Articles

Neovasc Inc. has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate the U.S. arm of its Tiara-I Early...
October 10, 2014—Mitralign Inc. reported on the successful use of its technology to perform a percutaneous repair on a patient with tricuspid regurgitation (TR...
Emboline Prosheath
While transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a paradigm shift in how valve disease is treated, one nagging safety issue that remains is...
September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can...

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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...