Heart Valve Repair

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...

transcatheter mitral valve replacement, Sapien used for Mitral valve

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit used an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device to repair a mitral va...

August 27, 2014 — Philips Healthcare announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision...
August 15, 2014 — Mardil Medical announced earlier this year the first-in-human implants using the VenTouch ventricular reshaping device performed by...
August 12, 2014 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) took action to improve access to Abbott’s MitraClip system after issuing its fiscal year 2015...
August 5, 2014 — A survey, published online in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, of 13,860 patients who had undergone interventions for...
Philips Healthcare received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision planning application
Biolife's StatSeal Advanced Disc helps cath Labs, interventional radiology suites and hospitals improve patient comfort as well as save...
Fysicon received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Fysicon DataLinQ. The Fysicon DataLinQ products enable...
Esaote's MyLab Six is a fast, accurate and highly flexible enhanced ultrasound system configured for an extensive range of applications....

Articles

July 30, 2014 — New research from Penn Medicine shows that incisionless transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery cuts lengths of hospital stay by...
MitraClip Abbott Vascular Heart Valve Repair University of Alabama at Birmingham
Mary York knew the walk from the living room to the bedroom should not have been difficult for her husband, Bill, despite his age, but the 83-year-old could...
Sapien XT, FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Edwards Sapien XT transcatheter aortic heart valve for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable...
Watchman, LAA occluder
Interventional thought leaders at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2014 meeting shared their predictions about the cutting-edge technologies emerging...

Video Center

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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A big fly in the ointment for widespread adoption of many new technologies is cost. In today’s cost...
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There were several new cardiovascular ultrasound technology advances highlighted at the American...
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Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle...
The webinar "PET/CT: A New Frontier" discusses potential benefits of digital relative to analog PET/CT. The session will discuss how digital PET can improve...
Centricity Cardio Enterprise, Cardiac PACS, Cardio PACS, CVIS
February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to evaluate the health of your cardiology IT system. 
Join us Feb. 25, 2-3 p.m. Eastern for a live...