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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...

Corevalve, FDA, market approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) CoreValve System....

Four cardiovascular professional societies released an overview of transcatheter therapies for mitral regurgitation. Intended to “help frame subsequent discussions” among the field’s various stakeholders, the document highlights critical issues th...

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark for its Lotus Valve System, a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology. This key approval offers an effective new treatment alternative for patients with severe aorti...

3-d pronting, 3D printing
The FDA has recognized 3-D printing technology now exists to print medical devices and is gathering information regarding technical assessments that should be...
May 2, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. revealed new data demonstrating positive outcomes for extreme risk patients with severe aortic stenosis who were treated with the...
Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve...
TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR Edwards Lifesciences Sapien
At age 88, Lena M. Smith visited her doctor, Larry Hunt, M.D., at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to find out why her energy level had diminished. 
Evena Eyes-On Glasses Cath Lab Hybrid OR Vascular Access
Evena Medical’s Eyes-On Glasses is a sophisticated wearable computing platform for vascular imaging and informatics convergence. Its multi-
IMRIS Inc.’s upgraded Visius Surgical Theatre integrates Siemens' high-field MR scanners. The core imaging technology based on Siemens Aera...
Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) CoreValve System is the first self-expanding TAVR valve...
The Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition C-arm is tailored to hybrid OR requirements. It is fully motorized in four axes and features an...

Articles

Mr. KH is a 58-year-old male with a past medical history of hypertension and tobacco abuse who presented to the  emergency department (ED) with an episode...
3-d pronting, 3D printing
The FDA has recognized 3-D printing technology now exists to print medical devices and is gathering information regarding technical assessments that should be...
May 2, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. revealed new data demonstrating positive outcomes for extreme risk patients with severe aortic stenosis who were treated with the...
Corevalve beats surgery, ACC 2014, TAVR vs surgery, Edwards lawsuit
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a preliminary injunction limiting the sale of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve...

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CVIS, cardiovascular information system, webinar
Join Ascendian Healthcare Consulting and GE Healthcare during a webinar Wednesday, July 16 to learn about the access, productivity, and revenue cycle efficiency benefits of a modern cardiovascular...
The webinar "Implementing Robotic PCI — Why and How to Start a Successful Program" defines optimal strategies for launching a successful robotic percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) program. The...
This webinar focuses on implementation of different strategies to help clinicians reduce radiation exposure during interventional cardiology procedures, both for patient and operators. It offers an...

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