Heart Valve Repair

medtronic corevalve, tavr
News | February 03, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Medtronic announced Feb. 3 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revised the CoreValve’s instructions for...
Case Study | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2016
This case study is from the Cardiac Imaging Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain. A woman in her early 60s...
Blog | January 20, 2016
At the beginning of each year, I always try to determine what the next big cardiovascular technology advances to watch...
AVR, aortic valve replacement, middle-aged patients, University of Sydney study, metal, tissue
News | Heart Valve Repair | January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016 — Patients between the ages of 40 and 70 who undergo...
Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER III

The Edwards Sapien 3 valve uses a skirt at its base to prevent paravalvular leak. This is the newest version of the Sapien and will be used in the upcoming PARTNER III Trial.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | January 15, 2016 | Dave Fornell
January 15, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its approval for an expanded indication study...
heart valve formation, newborns, congenital heart defects, Cornell study
News | Congenital Heart | January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016 — Cornell biomedical engineers have discovered natural triggers that could reduce the chance of life-...
Technology | Clinical Decision Support | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a new Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)/ACC...

Photo courtesy of Vital Images

News | ACC | December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015 — In 2015, results from the ITALIC and CvLPRIT trials, along with studies examining lifestyle factors...
vessel assist, CTO fusion imaging

An example of Vessel Assist used to create vessel centerlines through a CTO to help guide revascularization in the cath lab.

Technology | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015 — As the field of interventional medicine grows, so do the challenges for clinicians to plan, guide...
Mitralign, Trialign, SCOUT Study, first U.S. enrollment
News | Heart Valve Repair | December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015 — Mitralign Inc. announced the first U.S. subject has been enrolled in the...
News | Heart Valve Repair | November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015 — NaviGate Cardiac Structures Inc. (NCSI) announced that a first-in-human implant of its...
Neovasc, Tiara, transcatheter mitral valve, TMVR

The Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve is currently being tested in U.S. and international clinical trials. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | November 12, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The advent of transcatheter valve repair and replacement technologies is one of those rare instances where there is a...
SALUS trial, Direct Flow Medical TAVR device, Medtronic CoreValve, PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute

Image courtesy of Direct Flow Medical

News | Heart Valve Repair | November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015 — PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute enrolled the first patient in Pennsylvania in a randomized...
Blog | Cath Lab | November 05, 2015
For the past few years, the focus of the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meetings has been on...
Videos | TCT | November 05, 2015
Tom Watson, clinical analyst for MDBuyLine, and DAIC Dave Fornell discuss some of the technology trends at the 2015...
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