Technology

Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R, FDA approval, TAVR, recapturable

The recapturable, self-expanding CoreValve Evolut R System from Medtronic is approved for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in severe aortic stenosis patients who are at high or extreme...

Edwards, Sapien 3, FDA approval, transcatheter heart valve

The Edwards Sapien 3 valve with the Commander Delivery System is indicated for the treatment of high-risk patients suffering from severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis....

Greatbatch Medical, Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead

The Myopore Sutureless Myocardial Pacing Lead from Greatbatch Medical is a surgically implanted, insulated and sutureless wire with a screw-in tip that is part of a permanently implanted pacem...

Pie Medical Imaging, 3mensio Structural Heart, mitral, septal crossing, workflow

The latest release of the 3mensio Structural Heart platform from Pie Medical Imaging contains an optimized Mitral workflow and a new Septal Crossing workflow for planning of mitral valve procedures...

Corevalve, VIV, valve in valve, FDA

The CoreValve self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve repla...

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 first U.S....

Boston Scientific, Watchman LAA device, FDA approval

The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp....

Pie Medical Imaging, CAAS A-Valve, qRA, angiography, heart valve repair

The CAAS A-Valve from Pie Medical Imaging BV is the first 510(k)-cleared image analysis technology to determine aortic regurgitation based on X-ray angiography....

Balloon catheters, Heart Valve repair, Cath Lab, Hybrid OR

January 28, 2015 — Maquet Medical Systems USA announced an agreement to serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor of InterValve Inc.'s V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter....

Melody valve, FDA approval, PMA, pulonary valve

Medtronic’s Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) and its Ensemble Transcatheter Valve Delivery System are indicated for patients born with congenita...

Sorin Group, Memo 3-D ReChord, annuloplasty ring, mitral valve repair

The Memo 3-D ReChord is a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair from the Sorin Group.

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The Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless heart valves from Sorin Group Canada Inc. are designed to replace a diseased, damaged or malfunctioning aortic heart valve.

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AtriCure AtriClip Flex Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Cardiac Surgery LAA Occlude

AtriClip Flex is a new device from AtriCure with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within a patient’s particular anatom...

Philips Healthcare received 510(k) clearance from the U.S....

Sorin Group Solo Smart Heart Valve Repair

The Solo Smart Aortic Pericardial Heart Valve from Sorin Group is the first valve with a removable stent to be approved in the U.S. market....

Sapien XT, FDA

The Edwards Sapien XT transcatheter aortic heart valve is indicated for the treatment of high-risk and inoperable patients suffering from severe symptomatic aortic ...

Esaote Pie Medical Imaging 3mensio Structural Heart Software Cardiac Ultrasound

Esaote North America and Pie Medical Imaging provide 3mensio Structural Heart software for cardio...

Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) CoreValve System is the first self-expandin...

cath lab guidewires heart valve repair medivalve acwire guidewire

MediValve Ltd.'s acWire Guidewire received Pre-Marketing Notification Application (510(k)) from the U.S....

MitraClip, Abbott, transcatheter mitral valve repair, FDA approval

The MitraClip is the first minimally invasive, transcatheter device to repair mitral regurgitation (MR)....

PFM Medical

PFM Medical's Nit-Occlud Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) device is a permanently implanted prosthesis indicated for percutaneous, transcatheter closure of small to moderate size patent ductus arteri...

The TigerPaw System II is a mechanical occlusion device developed by LAAx Inc....

Simbionix ANGIO Mentor Structural Heart Simulator Models

The Simbionix Angio Mentor is a virtual reality-training simulator, providing hands-on practice in a simulated environment for endovascular procedures....

 V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter InterValve

The new V8 Aortic Valvuloplasty Balloon Catheter is designed to be used in stand-alone balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV), and pre-dilation during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) proc...

Philips Healthcare's EchoNavigator live image-guidance tool helps interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons perform minimally invasive