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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...

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...

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...

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A mother and her 25-week-old fetus are doing well after a team of physicians performed a successful in utero...

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...

Vascular closure devices have a definite niche in areas where they were not originally intended but have found frequent off-label use because of their utility.

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,...

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is feasible in patients with bicuspid aortic valve (BV), according to research presented at European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2013 by Dr...