Structural Heart

Materialise NV has listed its 3-D-printed cardiovascular HeartPrint models as a medical device in U.S. and EU markets.

Heart Valve Repair

Neovasc Inc. has received conditional Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. FDA to initiate the U.S. arm of its Tiara-I Early Feasibility Trial for the company's Tiara transcatheter mitral valve. The Tiara-I Early Feas...

September 22, 2014 — A first-of-its kind study found that using a cerebral protection device during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) can significantly reduce the number and volume of cerebral lesions in high-risk patients with severe...

Medtronic Inc. announced the first U.S. implants in the CoreValve Evolut R Clinical Study, which will evaluate  the safety and effectiveness of the new Medtronic CoreValve Evolut R System.

Doctors at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa implanted a Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve in a 13-year-old patient in October, marking the 50th...
Medtronic, PERIGON Pivotal Trial, pericardial surgical aortic heart valve
Medtronic, Inc. announced it has initiated the PERIGON (PERIcardial SurGical AOrtic Valve ReplacemeNt) Pivotal Trial, a global, prospective clinical trial...
CardioKinetix Inc. announced it has completed a $50 million financing led by Edwards Lifesciences Corp. with participation from other existing investors. This...
Stem cell therapies, heart failure, bone marrow cells, clinical trial
CardioCell LLC announced the treatment of its first patient in the University of Pennsylvania’s Phase IIa clinical trial for chronic heart failure (HF) of non-...
The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or
Philips Healthcare received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision planning application...
The Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve from Sorin Group is the first valve with a removable stent to be approved in the U.S. market...
The Edwards Sapien XT transcatheter aortic heart valve is indicated for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable patients suffering from...

Articles

Doctors at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa implanted a Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve in a 13-year-old patient in October, marking the 50th...
3-D heart model, congenital heart defects, cardiovascular surgery
An experimental 3-D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, according to research presented at the...
Materialise 3-D Printed HeartPrint Services
Materialise NV has listed its 3-D-printed cardiovascular HeartPrint models as a medical device in U.S. and EU markets.
A team of surgeons at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital saved the life of a one-week-old baby with the aid of a 3-D printed model of the...

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All major technology advances in the world of radiology, including cardiac imaging, are unveiled or...
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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...