Structural Heart

DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news items from 2014 and a list of the top 20 archived technical articles accessed in 2014....

Now that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is rapidly becoming an established treatment option, cardiology has shifted focus toward the next major frontier in interventional structural heart technology — transcatheter mitral valve repa...

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...

FEops, TAVIguide, Series A financing, navigation, advanced visualization
FEops announced the closing of a €1.3 million (~$1.9 million USD) series A financing round, led by Capricorn Venture Partners and PMV. The funding will be used...
clinical trial/study, stem cell therapies, Lifelines by Lori
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) announced the winners of its annual ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition – reflecting the charity’s research into...
Tennessee, Knoxville, heart valve, tissue engineered, calcification proof
There could soon be new hope for those facing one of humanity's biggest health issues, thanks to research from the University of Tennessee Knoxville College of...
CT systems, CT angiography, FFR Catheters, Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter
Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced the closing of a new round of financing for the company totaling $32 million. 
Sorin Group, Memo 3-D ReChord, annuloplasty ring, mitral valve repair
The Memo 3-D ReChord is a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair from the Sorin Group. The device incorporates a chordal
The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or...
AtriClip Flex is a new device from AtriCure with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within a patient’s...
Philips Healthcare received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its precision planning application...

Articles

clinical trial/study, stem cell therapies,
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) announced the winners of its annual ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition – reflecting the charity’s research into...
absorb, bioresorbable stents
DAIC readers chose the following stories as the most popular content in 2014, based on website analytics. The list is broken into the top 20 most popular news...
Tiara Transcatheter Mitral Valve, neovasc
Now that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is rapidly becoming an established treatment option, cardiology has shifted focus toward the next major...
transcaval aortic valve replacement, TAVR
For patients transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients whose anatomy prevents the use of femoral artery access, use of a transcaval...

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The America College of Cardiology has released its list of key late-breaking clinical trials at the...
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This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...