Heart Valve Technology

TCT 2016, TCT.16, main arena, late breaking trials
Feature | Cath Lab | September 28, 2016

September 28, 2016 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) has announced the 11 late-breaking trials and 16...

4Tech, TriCinch TTVR, transcather tricuspid valve repair device, first implant
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 — 4Tech Inc. announced that its TriCinch device has been used in the world’s first-ever...

Transesophageal Echo, TEE. Interventional echocardiography, interventional echo, Philips, CX50

Transesophageal echo (TEE) has become an essential part of the new transcatheter structrual heart therapies, giving rise to a new sub-speciality of interventional echocardiography.  

Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | September 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The rapid growth of transcatheter structural heart procedures and the need for increased use of echocardiography as...

Claret Medical, Sentinal CPS, cerebral protection system, FDA marketing application, TAVR, embolic protection
News | Embolic Protection Devices | September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016 – Claret Medical announced its filing of a marketing application with the U.S. Food and Drug...

Edwards sapien, intermediate risk patients, CE mark
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 20, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences received European CE mark to expand use of the Edwards Sapien 3...

Valtech Cardio, Cardioband Tricuspid, Cardioband Mitral, PCR London Valves 2016, study data
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced that it will present the...

Lotus Edge Valve, CE mark, boston scientific, TAVR, TAVI

The Lotus Edge system in its deployed position. The Lotus valve expands outward as it is compressed and buckled in the deployment position. It also has a skirt to help eliminate paravalvular leaks.

News | Heart Valve Technology | September 19, 2016

September 19, 2016 — Boston Scientific received European CE mark approval for its Lotus Edge Valve System, the...

Pradaxa, dabigatran, GLORIA-AF registry, ESC Congress 2016, NVAF
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 01, 2016

September 1, 2016 — First outcome results from the GLORIA-AF Registry show that treatment with Pradaxa (dabigatran...

Edwards Intuity aortic valve, surgical aortic valve replacement, PinnacleHealth, first U.S. implants
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — This week, PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, Pa., became the first hospital in the country to implant...

Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER III, FDA approval, expanded indication, intermediate risk patients

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt of fabric at its base that has significantly reduced issues of paravalvular leak, which was an issue with the first generation Sapien device. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 18, 2016 | Dave Fornell

August 18, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indications for both the Edwards...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2016

The Edwards Lifesciences Intuity Elite surgical aortic valve uses a balloon expandable skirt technology taken from...

Edwards Lifesciences, FDA approval, Intuity Elite valve

The Edwards Intuity Elite valve system uses a balloon expandable skirt to anchor the valve rather than traditional sutures.

Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 – Edwards Lifesciences announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved of the...

mitraclip, mitraclip reimbursement
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 05, 2016

August 5, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has reassigned MitraClip transcatheter mitral...

CoreValve Evolut R, intermediate risk patients, european approval, CE mark
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | August 04, 2016

August 4, 2016 — Medtronic announced CE (Conformité Européenne) mark market clearnace for the self-expanding,...

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