Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2016
Interview with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, at the American Society of...
Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | June 16, 2016
This is an animation of how a Gore Cardioform Septal Occluder is implanted for the transcatheter closure of ASDs or...
3D TEE, Mitraclip, mitraclip implantation, Echopixel, GE Healthcare, 3D imaging for procedural navigation

A 3-D view on the Echopixel system of a MitraClip implantation showing one clip deployed and a second about to be deployed. The images can be rotated on any axis and sliced through to show cross sectional views of the anatomy and the device in true 3-D with glasses. Echopixel is working toward a system that uses a special screen that will eliminate the need for glasses.

Blog | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2016
I saw a new combination of technologies on the expo floor at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) meeting in...
TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016
June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...
BioVentrix, Revivent-TC System, heart failure, ALIVE U.S. clinical trial, FDA IDE
News | Heart Failure | June 01, 2016
June 1, 2016 — BioVentrix Inc. announced that it has received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational...
congenital heart, pulmonary artery stenting, JACC study
News | Congenital Heart | May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016 — In a recent study, the use of a ...
PFO occluder, amplatzer
Feature | Structural Heart Occluders | May 27, 2016 | Dave Fornell
May 27, 2016 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel recommended approval of a transcatheter patent foramen...
Edwards, Sapien 3, SOURCE 3 Registry, EuroPCR 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 — Thirty-day data from the European post-approval study of the Edwards...
CardiAQ, Neovasc, lawsuit, TMVR
News | Business | May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that a federal jury in Boston returned a verdict in favor of...
Mitralign, Series E funding, Trialign, MPAS
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Mitralign Inc. announced it has raised $39.8 million to date in a Series E equity round of financing....
TAVR outcomes, aortic valve gradient, JACC study
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 — Patients with a combination of left ventricular dysfunction and low aortic valve gradient have higher...
Direct Flow Medical, TAVR device, DISCOVER trial, three-year results, EuroPCR 2016
News | Heart Valve Technology | May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016 — Direct Flow Medical Inc. presented three-year results from its prospective, multicenter DISCOVER Trial...
Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder, LAA. LAAO, laa occluder, left atrial appendage, Watchman

The Boston Scientific Watchman device is currently the only transcatheter LAA occluder cleared for use in the United States.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | May 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater risk...
Bioventrix, Revivent-TC System, heart failure, first-in-man procedure
News | Heart Failure | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — BioVentrix announced the first-in-man use of its next-generation Revivent-TC System with an endovascular...
St. Jude Medical, EuroPCR 2016 studies, FFR, LAAO, left atrial appendage occlusion, fractional flow reserve, Amplatzer
News | Cath Lab | May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results from two cardiovascular clinical trials presented at EuroPCR...
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