Feature | Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell
  April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St. Jude...
Mitralign Percutaneous Annuloplasty System, MPAS, CE Mark approval
News | Annuloplasty Rings | April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016 — Mitralign Inc. announced its Mitralign Percutaneous Annuloplasty System (MPAS) has received CE mark...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16
Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 19, 2016 | Michael J. Rinaldi, M.D., FACC, FSCAI
The continuation of positive clinical trial data for transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR), showing it is equal to...
Sapien III, Sapien 3, PARTNER II

The Sapien 3 valve has a skirt that has helped significantly reduce paravalvular leaks, which were an issue with earlier generation Sapien devices. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Intermediate-risk patients who received transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the latest-...
TAVR runoff image

A 3-D CT reconstruction of a TAVR run-off image to assess the femoral access route using Toshiba's Aquillion One and Vital Images advanced visualization technologies. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — Accurate and precise anatomical information is crucial to successful transcatheter aortic valve...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16

Implantation of an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien valve under angiography during the balloon inflation to expand the valve into the aortic annulus. 

Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 —The more frequently a hospital performs a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) the better...
Harmony trabnscatheter pulmonary valve
News | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016 — The first clinical data on the Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) from its early...
Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 15, 2016
David Holmes, M.D., professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and consultant, Department of Internal...
Videos | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
Chandan Devireddy, M.D., assistant professor of medicine at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta and an investigator in the...
Videos | Heart Valve Repair | April 15, 2016
John Carroll, M.D., professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and director of...
Videos | Heart Valve Repair | April 11, 2016
Dr. Vinod Thourani, professor of surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University...
CABG, mitral valve repair, ischemic mitral regurgitation, IMR, study, ACC 2016
News | Structural Heart | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 — Just-released two-year follow-up data comparing...
PARTNER II, Sapien 3, TAVR superior to surgery, severe aortic stenosis, ACC 2016
Feature | Heart Valve Repair | April 07, 2016
April 7, 2016 — New data demonstrates that for aortic stenosis patients at intermediate-risk for open-heart surgery,...
TAVR, Sapien 3, ACC.16
Blog | Heart Valve Repair | April 05, 2016
There has been a lot of conjecture that transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) may one day replace open-heart...
minimally invasive mitral valve repair, mini-MVR, comparison study, conventional surgery, University of Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016 — Patients undergoing minimally invasive...
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