Technology

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...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval

SynCardia SynHall valves, use in the SynCardia Heart, are of the same design, materials and nearly identical manufacturing processes as the tilting-disk valves that have always been used in the Tot...

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CorMatrix Cardiovascular announced that it has received U.S....

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

Terumo VirtuoSaph Plus Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System

The VirtuoSaph Plus Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System provides an endoscopic approach to vessel harvesting, and is used for coronary artery and peripheral artery bypass graft procedures.  Th...

Steris Corp. announced they will collaborate with device manufacturer St. Jude Medical Inc....

3-D Surgical Solutions LLC and Wheaton Franciscan-The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Campus announced that the first case ever using the Leonardo 3-D vision system was successfully conducted in a surgica...

Steris and Toshiba America Medical Systems formed an alliance to offer advanced vascular, cardiovascular, pediatric and neurosurgical hybrid surgical suites to healthcare systems seeking the latest...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LeGoo, a gel allowing surgeons to temporarily stop blood flow during surgery....

Terumo Coronary Ostia Cannula
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corp. issued a class I recall for its Coronary Ostia Cannula 10 (25 cm) long....
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Maquet Cardiovascular 510(k) clearance to market its CardioRoot aortic graft in the United States....
Maquet Cardiovascular’s Cardiohelp system is a cardiac and/or respiratory assist device that can be used for up to six hours....

The Trifecta valve, by St. Jude Medical, is a clinically-proven replacement for diseased, damaged or malfunctioning aortic heart valves, mimics the flow of a natural, healthy heart....

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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The Vasoview 6 Pro, by Maquet Cardiovascular, offers streamlined controls, improved functionality and simplified operation to support positive outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

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The Acrobat-i Stabilizer and Positioner System, by Maquet Cardiovascular, is used in performing off- pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) procedures on coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients....

A 3-D imaging technology is incorporated into the C-InSight technology from Mazor Surgical Technologies Ltd....

A device for excluding the left atrial appendage has received clearance from the FDA. AtriCure, Inc. has received clearance from the U.S....

An absorbable fibrin sealant patch for use in cardiovascular surgery prevents mild and moderate bleeding from small blood vessels, when standard surgical techniques are ineffective or impractical.

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A large-capacity RFID-enabled cabinet for cath labs has 25 cubic feet of storage space to protect and track a variety of high-value items like stents and other intravascular devices.

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The Ziehm Vision RFD mobile C-arm uses a flat panel reportedly equal in quality to fixed digital fluoroscopy systems and is designed for use in endovascular surgery and interventional cardiology and r...