Heart Failure

September 9, 2014 — Use of a quadripolar left ventricular (LV) lead instead of a bipolar option during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) can decrease complications at six months, according to preliminary hot line results presented at the 201...

August 28, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its newest cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemaker, Viva CRT-P, for indicated patients with heart failure or atrioventricular (AV) block.

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use with the SynCardia temporary total artificial heart as a bridge to transplantation in cardiac transplant candidates who are clinicall...

In the current era of healthcare reform with the overarching goal of reducing healthcare costs, heart failure (HF) management has taken center stage. It is the leading cause of hospitalization for adults over the age of 65 in the United States and...

CardioKinetix Inc. announced the completion of enrollment in Parachute China, a multi-center trial to evaluate the minimally invasive Parachute Ventricular...
Clinical trial/study, heart failure, Sunshine Heart, C-Pulse System
Sunshine Heart Inc. announced the company's German Erlangen site for the OPTIONS-HF study has implanted its first patient with the C-Pulse(R) System for...
Bellerophon Therapeutics LLC announced that it has completed enrollment of its PRESERVATION I clinical trial of Bioabsorbable Cardiac Matrix (BCM), an...
CardioKinetix, Parachute, PARACHUTE III, heart failure, clinical trial
CardioKinetix Inc. announced results of a pooled analysis study of the catheter-based Parachute ventricular partitioning device. Twelve-month clinical...
CORcare from COR Medical Technologies is a comprehensive instant outcome support system for rapid and accurate diagnosis, treatment, and
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has launched a Guideline Clinical App to serve as the mobile home for all ACC/American Heart...
Healthline's HealthData Engine harnesses structured and unstructured data to improve outcomes and reduce costs. The  big-data...
SynCardia SynHall valves, use in the SynCardia Heart, are of the same design, materials and nearly identical manufacturing processes as the...

Articles

In partnership with Intel-GE Care Innovations, Cigna-HealthSpring is expanding its population health program that utilizes interactive tablets – the Intel...
October 8, 2014 — New updates to the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) appropriate use criteria (AUC) calculator tool will help...
Clinical trial results by Recover Right revealed a survival rate of 73 percent in the total patient population. Recover Right was an FDA-approved, prospective...
VADs Gain Popularity Artificial Hearts Remain Ideal GlobalData
Robert Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData's senior analyst covering Medical Devices, said: “Since the first implantation of the Jarvik 7 in 1982, artificial...

Video Center

The America College of Cardiology has released its list of key late-breaking clinical trials at the...
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This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...

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