TCT

This channel contains news about the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference presented by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). It includes coverage from the annual meeting and links CRF news. TCT is the premier conference for the subspecialty of interventional cardiology, including the new subspecialty areas of transcatheter structural heart procedures. 

The Boston Scientiofic Acurate Neo TAVR valve did not meet non-inferiority to the Sapien 3 valve in patients with severe aortic stenosis. #TAVR #TCT2019
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 02, 2019

October 2, 2019 – The first randomized trial to compare the safety and efficacy of the new Boston Scientific Acurate...

The Portico FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) study found that 30-day safety and one-year effectiveness outcomes of a novel self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system for patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) at high or extreme-risk for surgery was noninferior to contemporary FDA-approved TAVR systems. #TAVR #TCT2019
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 02, 2019

October 2, 2019 – The Abbott Portico FDA investigational device exemption (IDE) study found that 30-day safety and...

Three-Month DAPT Post-PCI Demonstrates Low Adverse Event Rate in High-Bleeding Risk Patients
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019 – Data from the EVOLVE Short DAPT study found that shortened three-month...

Positive Safety, Efficacy Data Reported on AccuCinch Heart Failure Device
News | Heart Failure | September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019 — Ancora Heart Inc. announced results from an interim analysis of...

Abiomed Receives FDA PMA Approval for Impella 5.5 With SmartAssist
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019 — Abiomed’s newest heart pump, the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist, has received U.S. Food and Drug...

EchoPixel Introduces 3-D Holographic Intraoperative Software
News | Virtual and Augmented Reality | September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019 — EchoPixel introduced what it calls the first-ever intraoperative software to provide naked-eye...

Brilinta Monotherapy Reduces Clinically Relevant Bleeding Risk Post-PCI in High-Risk Patients
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019 — New data from the Phase IV independent TWILIGHT trial showed...

Medtronic Launches Evolut Pro+ TAVR System
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019 – Medtronic announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the...

Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | September 22, 2019

There was a 77 percent increase in survival in cardiogenic shock patients treated using a new protocol in the...

New Research on Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead to Be Featured at TCT 2019
News | Leads Implantable Devices | September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced the company’s key activities at the 31st annual...

The Artis icono biplane angiography system is designed for use in neurointerventions and interventional radiology

The Artis icono biplane angiography system is designed for use in neurointerventions and interventional radiology. Image courtesy of Siemens Healthineers.

Technology | Angiography | September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis icono, a high-precision...

HeartFlow Announces FDA Clearance for HeartFlow Planner
Technology | CT Angiography (CTA) | September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 — HeartFlow Inc. has obtained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the...

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