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May 15, 2007 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced last week that its subsidiary, Edwards Lifesciences PVT, Inc., has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against CoreValve Inc., of Irvine, Calif...

April 18, 2007 — Associated Press reports that on Tuesday U.S. marshals and FDA investigators began seizing heart valves and other implantable medical devices made from cow and pig tissue by a New...

March 22, 2007 — Evalve, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has announced the FDA has approved a registry of up to 70 patients who are at high risk of mortality from surgical treatment...

CoreValve announced that its patented ReValving System, consisting of a 18F delivery catheter, was used to percutaneously implant its proprietary porcine pericardial-tissue bioprosthesis over the...

A test designed to measure the durability of CoreValve’s ReValving device reached 200 million cycles, the company has reported. CoreValve’s chairman, CEO and founder, Dr. Jacques Seguin, says...

A new procedure that delivers and places or repairs a heart valve through a catheter could soon become an alternative to open heart surgery for extremely high-risk patients.