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September 29, 2010 – Physicians from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute will lead a clinical trial evaluating transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for patients who experience severe aortic...

Transcatheter valve therapies were among the hottest topics at the 2010 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) symposium and the key presentation was the very positive first release of...

September 28, 2010 – The Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2010 symposium featured a live case broadcast of a physician implanting a new device to treat refractory angina.

September 24, 2010 - The New England Journal of Medicine has published the results of from a trial looking at the treatment of severe aortic stenosis.

The results from cohort B of the...

September 24, 2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted conditional approval to start a trial testing a new treatment to reduce the incidence of new onset postoperative atrial...

September 23, 2010 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has conditionally approved the first part of a trial testing a new transcatheter heart valve.

September 23, 2010 - The first-in-human procedure to use ultrasound therapy to treat mitral regurgitation (MR) has been successfully completed. The data from the study, which used ReCor Medical’s...

September 23, 2010 – The first consensus document for treating structural heart disease has been published by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

September 20, 2010 - A phase 1 porcine model study demonstrated that it is possible to successfully and repeatedly deliver a mitral valve implant.

September 17, 2010 - An aortic valve has been successfully implanted in the acute porcine model by Transcatheter Technologies GmbH (TT) using its Trinity system.

The acute in vivo...

September 16, 2010 – A new collection of software applications for structural heart treatment under angiography will be highlighted by GE Healthcare during the 2010 Transcatheter Cardiovascular...

September 15, 2010 – Results from the PARTNER Trial Cohort B will be presented at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2010 scientific symposium in...

September 14, 2010 – Transcatheter valves, drug-eluting balloons and the latest stent comparison trial data are among the top three trends at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2010...

September 7, 2010 – European CE mark approval was granted for a new Medtronic CoreValve delivery system with AccuTrak Stability Layer for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). AccuTrak...

September 2, 2010 - The STAR-heart study, which was presented at the European Society of Cardiology 2010 Congress in August 2010, reported that the intracoronary injection of autologous stem cells...

August 25, 2010 – Alleging infringement of a patent for its transcatheter cardiac septal occluder devices, AGA Medical Holdings Inc. said it filed a lawsuit against W.L. Gore & Associates.

August 25, 2010 – There will be special tracks available for nurses and technologists and for the transcatheter treatment of patent foramen ovale (PFO) during the Transcatheter Cardiovascular...

August 19, 2010 – The 12-month follow-up results from the TITAN trial of the Carillon Mitral Contour System will be presented Aug. 29 at the European Society of Cardiology 2010 Congress (ESC) in...

August 12, 2010 – A 52-year-old male heart failure patient in Krakow, Poland, became the first human to receive the PliCath HF System for an epicardial catheter-based ventricular reconstruction (...

August 11, 2010 – New sizes of the SoloPath TransFemoral Endovascular Access Catheter were recently cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new sizes provide the potential to...