Heart Valve Technology

BioTrace Medical, first U.S. patients, Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead, EP lab, TAVR
News | Leads Implantable Devices | January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced in December the first commercial use of the company’s Tempo...

RECHORD Trial, Neochord DS1000 System, mitral regurgitation, PinnacleHealth, first Pennsylvania patient
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 06, 2017

January 6, 2017 — The RECHORD trial allows cardiovascular surgeons to replace damaged string-like tendons, called...

Hitachi, Vector Flow Mapping, TedMed 2016, Partho Sengupta, holographic evaluation of cardiac valves
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A new ground-breaking technology that allows evaluation of...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | January 03, 2017

The Valtech Cardioband transcatheter mitral annuloplasty system allows transcatheter repair of functional mitral...

NaviGate, GATE tricuspid Atrioventricular Valved Stent AVS, transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 31, 2016

December 31, 2016 — NaviGate Cardiac Structures Inc. (NCSI) announced that a novel valved stent that can capture the...

valtech cardioband transcatheter annuloplasty repair for FMR, functional mitral regurgitation

The Cardioband system is among several new transcatheter mitral repair systems entering clinical trials. In many cases, repair of the native valve is preferred over replacing the valve in open chest surgical cases. This technology will allow a less invasive alternative. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | December 29, 2016 | Azeem Latib, M.D.

 

The Cardioband System (Valtech) has recently been introduced as a potential option for transcatheter repair...

Absorb, bioresorbable stent, BVS, top cardiology story of 2016

The FDA clearance of the first fully bioresorbable stent, the Abbott Absorb BVS, was by far the top story of 2016. Readers clearly had a massive interest in this technology based on their page views of this article, related bioresorbable stent content and a video interviews with key ABSORB study investigators.

Feature | December 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) website had a record year in 2016, breaking 1 million page views...

videos, cardiology videos, DAIC, PulseTV, pulse TV
Feature | December 19, 2016

There were more than 38,250 page views for video content on Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology’s (DAIC)...

BioTrace Medical, Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead, TAVR
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 19, 2016

December 19, 2016 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced the first commercial use of the company’s Tempo Temporary Pacing...

Lotus Edge valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 — Boston Scientific announced a definitive agreement to acquire certain manufacturing assets and...

TCT 2016, TCT.16, main arena, late breaking trials, transcatheter cardiovascular therapeutics

There were several hot topics that came out of the 2016 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting Oct. 29 - Nov. 2, which made this month's top 20 list, including several videos. Number 4 on the list of content was the result of the EXCEL Trial key TCT late-breaker, which showed stenting is equal in outcomes to surgery for the first time, when using one of the latest generation drug-eluting stents. 

Feature | December 05, 2016

December 5, 2016 — Here is the list of the top 20 most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and...

Cardioband, valtech, Edwards Lifesciences, transcatheter mitral repair, transcatheter tricuspid valve repair, transcatheter annuloplasty

An illustration of how the transcatheter Cardioband System can used as a non-surgical form on annuloplasty repair. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | December 02, 2016

December 2, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced this week it has agreed to acquire Valtech Cardio Ltd., a...

Mitralign, Trialign System, tricuspid regurgitation, first transcatheter repair, cardiac implantable device lead, Piedmont
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016 — Mitralign Inc. announced the successful compassionate use treatment of a patient suffering from...

Videos | TCT | November 18, 2016

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a video tour of some of the most innovative new interventional cardiology...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | November 18, 2016

A discussion with Juan Granada, M.D., about transcatheter mitral valve advancements and device challenges at the...

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