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heart valve repair hybrid or cath lab structural heart tct medtronic corevalve

In a clinical trial, a self-expanding transcatheter aortic valve met the key performance objective of reducing...

stents biforcation clinical trial study cath lab tryton tct side branch

Tryton Medical Inc., a developer of stents designed to treat bifurcation lesions, announced activities...

cath lab tct advanced visualization hybrid or philips realview holographic 3-D

Philips and RealView Imaging Ltd. have completed a clinical study that demonstrated the feasibility of using an innovative live 3-D holographic ...

heart valve repair hybrid or cath lab

Boston Scientific Corp. has received CE mark for its Lotus Valve System, a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) technology. This key approval offers an effective new...

medtronic corevalve cath lab hybrid or heart valve repair study TCT 2013

The CoreValve U.S. pivotal trial showed very positive results for the Medtronic CoreValve system, comparable or better than data from the Sapien Partner Trial.

MitraClip, Abbott, transcatheter mitral valve repair, FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for the MitraClip, the first minimally invasive transcatheter device to repair mitral regurgitation (MR). The device is...

cardiac ultrasound systems trans esophageal TEE american society echocardiograph

Medical experts released “Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transesophageal Echocardiographic Examination: Recommendations from the American Society of Echocardiography and the Society of...

heart valve repair medtronic corevalve evolut recapturable

Medtronic Inc. announced the first implants in the CoreValve Evolut R clinical study, which will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the CoreValve Evolut R recapturable system. This recapture...

Siemens, Artis Q.zen

There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in late 2012. These...

Amplatzer, St. Jude Medical, ASD closure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning this week about safety issues encountered with the St. Jude Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder (ASO), a transcatheter device used to seal...