St. Jude Medical, Portico, TAVR, larger valves, 27 mm, 29 mm, aortic stenosis, CE Mark

Portico TAVR System image courtesy of St. Jude Medical

News | Heart Valve Repair | September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced European CE Mark approval for the 27mm and 29mm Portico...
News | Heart Valve Repair | September 15, 2015
September 15, 2015 — coramaze technologies GmbH, a German medical device company, announced the closing of a EUR 4.5...
Valtech Cardio, Cardioband, CE Mark approval, mitral valve repair

Cardioband image courtesy of Valtech Cardio Ltd.

News | Heart Valve Repair | September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015 — Startup cardiovascular device manufacturer Valtech Cardio Ltd. announced it has received CE...
News | Hypertension | September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced commencement of a new...
Carillon mitral contour system, cost-effective, optimal medical treatment, OMT, TITAN, functional mitral regurgitation, FMR

Carillon mitral contour system image courtesy of Cardiac Dimensions Inc.

News | Annuloplasty Rings | September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015 — The Carillon mitral contour system is projected to be a cost-effective treatment option when...
Sunshine Heart, C-Pulse, COUNTER HF, FDA, protocol amendment, mortality

C-Pulse System image courtesy of Sunshine Heart

News | Heart Failure | September 08, 2015
September 8, 2015 — Sunshine Heart Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an amendment...
News | Structural Heart | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — An investigational material known as Bioabsorbable Cardiac Matrix (BCM), designed to prevent...
Valtech, cardioband, transcatheter mitral annuloplasty

Valtech's Cardioband transcatheter mitral annuloplasty system in development. It is uses a series of corkscrew anchors, similar to those used on EP implantable device leads, to install the annuloplasty ring to reshape the valve for improved leaflet coaptation.

Feature | Structural Heart | September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Valtech...
Pie Medical Imaging, Frost & Sullivan, technology leadership, CAAS, cardiovascular diagnostics

CAAS MRV is part of Pie Medical Imaging's suite of imaging solutions for quantitative cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment planning. - See more at:

News | Cardiac Imaging | September 01, 2015
September 1, 2015 — Based on its recent analysis of the cardiovascular image management market, Frost & Sullivan...
cardiologists, murmurs, identification, study, ACC, heart conditions
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015 — Cardiologists failed to identify more than half of basic and about 35 percent of...
Mitralign, Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty System

Mitralign's Percutaneous Tricuspid Valve Annuloplasty System uses catheter delivered pledgeted sutures that can be cinched together to change the valve annulus geometry to help eliminate valvular regurgitation. 

News | Heart Valve Repair | August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015 — Mitralign Inc. said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted an investigational device...
melody valve

Max Page and his father Buck share a pre-operation moment on morning of July 30 Melody transcatheter valve procedure at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

News | Structural Heart | August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015 — Cardiologists from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles successfully implanted a...
News | Cath Lab | August 26, 2015
August 26, 2014 — The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) announced the late-breaking trials and first report...

Mitral regurgitation viewed under color Doppler. Image courtesy of Toshiba.

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | August 26, 2015
August 25, 2015 — Medtronic announced it entered a definitive agreement to acquire Twelve Inc., a start–up medical...
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