Structural Heart

Edwards Lifesciences announced it has temporarily halted its clinical trial of the Fortis mitral transcatheter heart valve. The company said that in consultation with trial investigators, it was decided to voluntarily implement a temporary pause o...

CardiAQ Valve Technologies announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval for a feasibility study of its second generation transfemoral (TF) and transapical (TA) transcatheter mitral valve implant...

Pie Medical Imaging announces its new release of 3mensio Structural Heart, dedicated to planning of structural heart interventions. This new release contains an optimized Mitral workflow and a new Septal Crossing workflow for planning of mitral va...

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) physicians are conducting a research study using the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the United States at Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

Boston Scientific, Lotus, PVL, RESPOND, REPRISE II, EuroPCR 2015
A new study evaluating the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System demonstrated an extremely low rate of paravalvular aortic regurgitation (leakage) for a...
At EuroPCR 2015, Mitralign presented updates on its mitral and tricuspid valve repair systems, including a presentation on six-month data on its Mitral system.
Edwards, SAPIEN 3 trial, mortality, EuroPCR 2015
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that 30-day outcomes for intermediate-risk patients treated transfemorally with the SAPIEN 3 transcatheter aortic valve...
Direct Flow Medical, Transcatheter Aortic Valve System, DISCOVER, EuroPCR
Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced positive two-year data from the DISCOVER CE Mark Trial studying its Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Valve...
Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead
The Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead from Greatbatch Medical is a surgically implanted, insulated and sutureless wire with a screw
Medtronic plc announced the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for...
Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0 is the second version of Geneva Healthcare's technology platform for managing data from cardiac devices. The...
Abbott and GE Healthcare announced an agreement that will bring real-time, patient-specific data about the heart's electrical activity to...

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At EuroPCR 2015, Mitralign presented updates on its mitral and tricuspid valve repair systems, including a presentation on six-month data on its Mitral system.
The biggest technology news coming out of the 2015 American College of Cardiology (ACC) annual scientific sessions involved the overwhelmingly positive late-...
Edwards, Fortis, transcatheter mitral valve, trial, halts enrollment
Edwards Lifesciences announced it has temporarily halted its clinical trial of the Fortis mitral transcatheter heart valve. The company said that in...
Watchman, LAA, left atrial appendage
The long awaited U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first transcatheter left atrial appendage (LAA) occluder in March is seen by many...

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There were several technology takeaway messages for the future of electrophysiology (EP) at the...
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