Structural Heart

This structural heart channel includings content related to heart valve repair and replacement, left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, heart failure interventional device therapies, and occlusion of ASDs, VSDs and PFOs.

A 40,000 Foot View of Trends in Cardiology
Blog | December 11, 2018

 

I was recently asked about my thoughts on the big picture, over arching trends effecting cardiology. Here...

First TriCinch Coil Tricuspid Repair Systems Implanted in U.S.
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 06, 2018

November 6, 2018 — 4Tech Inc. initiated its U.S. Early Feasibility Study of the TriCinich Coil System following U.S...

Valve Replacement Volume Key to Successful Patient Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 02, 2018

November 2, 2018 — Hospitals that routinely perform a...

An example of the new transesophageal echo (TEE) visualization technology called TrueVue was shown at TCT 2018 for the first time. Philips’ new photo-realistic rendering is designed to offer a surgical view of cardiac structures to aid transcatheter procedural navigation. The technology also allows the lighting source to be moved around and even behind the anatomy, as demonstrated here. This video, included as part of the most innovative technologies video at TCT 2018, went viral when posted on social media during TCT 2018, and was viewed more than 167,000 times.

Blog | TCT | October 15, 2018

From a cardiovascular device innovation standpoint, the 2018...

Videos | October 11, 2018

A discussion with Professor Ian Meredith, MBBS, Ph.D., global chief medical officer and executive vice president,...

Videos | TCT | October 03, 2018

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new cardiovascular technology he found on the...

Prosthetic Valve Mismatches Common in TAVR Procedures
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018 — A high number of patients in a study who underwent...

Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 01, 2018

Ashish Pershad, M.D., medical director, structural heart program, Banner University Medical Heart Institute, Phoenix...

Local Anesthesia Safe and Effective for Intermediate- and High-Risk TAVR Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 — The first randomized study to compare general versus local anesthesia during...

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