Structural Heart

he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high risk for surgery and showed encouraging results in intermediate-risk patients, accordin...

AtriCure Inc. announced that it has launched the availability of its cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. AtriCure’s cryoICE is the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared c...

Corevalve, ACC.15

Medtronic plc unveiled new two-year data from the CoreValve U.S. Pivotal High Risk Study, which demonstrated superior two-year survival benefits from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with the CoreValve System compared to surgical aort...

Sapien, edwards, ACC 2015, Partner trial, TAVR

Five-year data suggest that the Sapien transcatheter heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) is a feasible option for patients with severe aortic stenosis deemed to be at high risk for open-heart surgery, though valve leakage was more common with the f...

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that chairman and CEO Michael A. Mussallem served as an invited expert panelist on behalf of the Advanced Medical...
TAVR, transcatheter heart valves, GlobalData, TMVR
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
congenital heart disease, CHD, tPVR, consensus paper, minimally invasive
A new expert consensus paper released by a coalition of cardiovascular organizations provides guidance on transcatheter pulmonic valve replacement (tPVR) for...
Watchman, Mount Sinai, first, eastern United States, implant
Mount Sinai experts were the first in the eastern United States on March 23 to implant the Watchman device, a newly U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-...
cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy
The cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) from AtriCure Inc. is designed to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain management. It is the
The Emblem Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD) system from Boston Scientific Corp. is a treatment option that provides...
The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp. is a catheter-delivered heart implant designed to close the...
The ResQCPR System from Zoll Medical Corp. is a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary...

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TAVR, transcatheter heart valves, GlobalData, TMVR
Research and consulting firm GlobalData reported that the global market value for transcatheter heart valves will expand at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR...
Edwards Lifesciences, Sapien 3, Partner, ACC.15, acc 2015
he Sapien 3 heart valve (Edwards Lifesciences) demonstrated lower death, stroke and paravalvular leak rates than earlier generation devices in patients at high...
cryoICE, Atricure, ablation probe, cryoanalgesia, thoracotomy
AtriCure Inc. announced that it has launched the availability of its cryoICE cryo ablation probe (CRYO2) to provide cryoanalgesia for temporary pain...
Mitralign, transcatheter triscupid repair, TTVR, TR, first in human
A detailed reporting of the first successful case of a direct transcatheter tricuspid repair (TTVR) for severe TR has been reported by Prof. J. Schofer, M.D.,...

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