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December 18, 2007 - ATS Medical Inc. today announced it has received FDA clearance for the ATS Open Pivot AP360 Mechanical Heart Valve designed to maximize hemodynamic performance with a new supra...

December 11, 2007 - ValveXchange, developer of a next-generation replacement heart valve technology, won the third annual Faegre & Benson Venture Showcase Award at the BioWest 2007 Conference...

June 20, 2007 —Robotic surgical technology available at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center avoids long-term use of blood thinners and problems such as infection by repairing the mitral valve instead of...

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...