Heart Valve Repair

Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System. The first-and-only recapturable and repositionable device available in the United States, t...

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System for the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis.

Edwards Lifesciences announced it has temporarily halted its clinical trial of the Fortis mitral transcatheter heart valve. The company said that in consultation with trial investigators, it was decided to voluntarily implement a temporary pause o...

CardiAQ Valve Technologies announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval for a feasibility study of its second generation transfemoral (TF) and transapical (TA) transcatheter mitral valve implant...

Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, FDA approval, TAVR, recapturable
Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System. The...
Edwards, Sapien 3, FDA approval, transcatheter heart valve
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System for the...
Portico, St. Jude Medical, FDA, U.S. evaluation, resume
St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the resumption of the company’s U.S. investigational device exemption (IDE) trial evaluating the Portico transcatheter aortic...
MitraClip, ACC, TVT registry, STS, Betty Vaughn
Outcomes from the initial commercial experience of transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) with Abbott’s MitraClip were deemed favorable in a late-breaking...
Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, FDA approval, TAVR, recapturable
The recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System from Medtronic is approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in
The Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System is indicated for the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe,...
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Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, FDA approval, TAVR, recapturable
Medtronic plc announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System. The...
Edwards, Sapien 3, FDA approval, transcatheter heart valve
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System for the...
Mitralign, six-month data, EuroPCR 2015, MPAS
Mitralign shared six-month data on its Mitralign Percutaneous Annuloplasty System (MPAS) for treatment of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) at EuroPCR 2015...
At EuroPCR 2015, Mitralign presented updates on its mitral and tricuspid valve repair systems, including a presentation on six-month data on its Mitral system.

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