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hybrid approach to treating coronary artery disease that involves a hybrid procedure combining a minimally...

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...

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...

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...

Edwards Sapien TAVR valve

As a cutting-edge technique, many hospitals around the country are investigating the development of their own TAVR programs. Starting a TAVR program requires a collaborative commitment to care and...

Direct Flow Medical Inc. announced the first patient enrollment in the U.S. SALUS clinical trial. The trial will study the Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve System,...

July 12, 2013 — A Chicago native living in southern California was the first patient at Scripps Health to receive a MitraClip as part of the clinical outcomes assessment of the MitraClip...

Researchers have announced the results of a clinical study that shows a key difference in the patient’s baseline heart size and function following transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) that may...