Heart Valve Technology

Edwards, Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valve, Canada, approval
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that Health Canada has approved the Edwards Sapien 3...
mitral valve surgery outcomes, twisting of the heart, echocardiography, NICSMR, JACC Basic to Translational Science
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016 — A novel study has found a simple pre-operative...
TITAN II Trial, Carillon Mitral Contour System, Cardiac Dimensions, Open Heart journal, functional mitral regurgitation, FMR
News | Annuloplasty Rings | July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016 — New data from the TITAN II trial confirm the safety and efficacy of the Carillon Mitral Contour System...
Mitralign, Trialign system, tricuspid regurgitation. SCOUT U.S. study, phase 1 enrollment
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 19, 2016
July 19, 2016 — Mitralign Inc. announced last week it has completed subject enrollment in the SCOUT early feasibility...
Videos | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 08, 2016
An interview with Jonathan Leipsic, M.D., FSCCT, chairman of the department of radiology, St. Paul’s Hospital,...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2016
Interview with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, at the American Society of...
3D TEE, Mitraclip, mitraclip implantation, Echopixel, GE Healthcare, 3D imaging for procedural navigation

A 3-D view on the Echopixel system of a MitraClip implantation showing one clip deployed and a second about to be deployed. The images can be rotated on any axis and sliced through to show cross sectional views of the anatomy and the device in true 3-D with glasses. Echopixel is working toward a system that uses a special screen that will eliminate the need for glasses.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2016
I saw a new combination of technologies on the expo floor at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) meeting in...
TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...
Edwards, Sapien 3, SOURCE 3 Registry, EuroPCR 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 — Thirty-day data from the European post-approval study of the Edwards...
CardiAQ, Neovasc, lawsuit, TMVR
News | Business | May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that a federal jury in Boston returned a verdict in favor of...
Mitralign, Series E funding, Trialign, MPAS
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Mitralign Inc. announced it has raised $39.8 million to date in a Series E equity round of financing....
TAVR outcomes, aortic valve gradient, JACC study
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Patients with a combination of left ventricular dysfunction and low aortic valve gradient have higher...
Direct Flow Medical, TAVR device, DISCOVER trial, three-year results, EuroPCR 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016 — Direct Flow Medical Inc. presented three-year results from its prospective, multicenter DISCOVER Trial...
RDAVR, aortic valve replacement, Edwards Intuity, TRANSFORM Trial, AATS meeting
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016 — The TRANSFORM trial was designed to evaluate the safety and performance of an investigational...
NeoChord, DS1000 System, FDA approval, U.S. pivotal trial
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016 — NeoChord Inc. announced it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S....
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