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. 

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...

Abbott Launches Pivotal Trial of TriClip Tricuspid Valve Repair System
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 05, 2019

September 5, 2019 — Abbott announced the launch of the company's TRILUMINATE Pivotal trial evaluating the safety and...

FDA Grants Shockwave Medical Breakthrough Status for Coronary Intravascular Lithotripsy
News | Cath Lab | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — Shockwave Medical Inc. has received Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug...

First-in-Human Telerobotic Coronary Intervention Procedures Published in EClinicalMedicine
News | Robotic Systems | September 03, 2019

September 3, 2019 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced that EClinicalMedicine, a clinical journal published...

Merit Medical Launches PreludeSync Evo Radial Compression Device
News | Hemostasis Management | August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019 – Merit Medical Systems Inc. announced the U.S. commercial launch of the PreludeSync Evo...

FDA Panel Recommends Continued Use of Paclitaxel-coated Peripheral Devices
Feature | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | August 28, 2019 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

August 28, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated MedWatch Alert this month on the...

AtriCure Receives Clearance for Expanded Labeling Claims for AtriClip Devices
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019 — AtriCure Inc. announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

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