Technology

The Contour 3D Annuloplasty Ring, from Medtronic is designed to restore normal valve function by remodeling the natural valve’s shape and size.

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New sizes of the SoloPath TransFemoral Endovascular Access Catheter provide the potential to treat a larger patient population with percutaneous stent grafts and heart valves.

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The Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve is the first transcatheter valve cleared by the FDA. The device received market clearance in January 2009 under a humanitarian device exemption (HDE).

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A new simulator provides physicians with an opportunity to practice transcatheter heart valve implantation using a new module for the ANGIO Mentor simulator – the Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement...

iMobileHealth offers the iAorticValve Web site and iPhone application to allow doctors and patients to access and use critical aortic valve information and have it at their fingertips in a mobile form...

The Simulus Semirigid Annuloplasty Band, a product of ATS Medical Inc., represents the latest addition to the expanding portfolio of valve repair products.

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Edwards' portfolio of PORT ACCESS products for minimally invasive mitral valve repair and replacement includes the proprietary EndoCPB system, including the balloon EndoClamp, vent and coronary sinus ...

Edwards Lifesciences' Carpentier-Edwards PERIMOUNT Magna Ease aortic valve is designed for easier surgical implantation in the heart....

St. Jude Medical's Attune Flexible Adjustable Annuloplasty Ring for the repair of diseased heart valves is a flexible ring designed to support a repair of the heart’s mitral valve....

The FDA-cleared new claim for the CryoLife CryoValve SG pulmonary human heart valve relates to reducing a component of the immune response in recipients of the CryoValve SG.

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Medtronic introduced Profile 3D Annuloplasty Ring with a design based on the geometry of the saddle-shaped human mitral annulus to promote natural function with the aim of repairing rather than replac...

A new contestant in the $115-million global heart valve repair market, the ATS Simulus annuloplasty line of products by ATS Medical was cleared for release by the FDA at the end of January....