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April 9, 2009 - NMT Medical Inc. has received Pre-Market Approval (PMA) from the FDA to being commercial sales of the STARFlex cardiac septal repair implant for patients with ventricular septal...

April 7, 2009 - In the European experience, the DuraHeart Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) showed sustained benefits in providing safe and reliable long-term circulatory support with an...

April 6, 2009 - Evalve Inc. announced today the first enrollment in the ACCESS-Europe study, a post-market observational study of the MitraClip therapy in Europe.

The MitraClip system is...

April 2, 2009 - A device implanted in the heart using minimally invasive techniques may replace the most widely prescribed drug for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial...

April 2, 2009 - TCA Cellular Therapy’s Medical Director Gabriel Lasala, M.D. presented preliminary results of an adult stem cell treatment for severe limb ischemia Sunday at the American College...

April 1, 2009 - On March 30, the Heart Hospital of Austin, TX became the first hospital in the world to treat a patient enrolled in a groundbreaking Phase II study designed to test the...

March 31, 2009 - On Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 5 p.m., cardiothoracic surgeon John E. Streitman, M.D. will present a live Webcast of a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement from the Heart...

March 30, 2009 - Twelve-month data from the high-risk registry arm of the EVEREST II study shows that percutaneous mitral valve repair using the MitraClip system in symptomatic high-risk surgical...

March 20, 2009 - Cook Inc. said yesterday it will promptly appeal an initial ruling by the District Court of Düsseldorf, Germany denying the company’s claim that Edwards Lifesciences is infringing...

March 20 ,2009 - One of the current controversies in the field of adult congenital heart disease is whether patients should be cared for at an adult or pediatric facility and by an adult or...

March 19, 2009 – Led by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Congressman Zack Space (D-OH), the federal government yesterday introduced new legislation that will address the needs of those affected...

March 17, 2009 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced it has completed enrollment in the 350-patient nonsurgical study arm of its PARTNER Trial for the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter aortic heart...

March 17, 2009 – Sorin Group recently announced the enrollment of the first three patients in a clinical trial aimed at obtaining European market approval for its Perceval S Sutureless Aortic...

March 10, 2009 - Frost & Sullivan bestowed its 2009 North American Technology Innovation of the Year Award on ValveXchange Inc. for developing the innovative ValveXchange Heart Valve System...

March 9, 2009 - Cytori Therapeutics Inc. completed enrollment in its APOLLO trial to evaluate the safety and feasibility of adipose tissue-derived stem and regenerative cells, processed with the...

March 9, 2008 - Biomaterials company SyntheMed Inc. has received FDA approval of its pre-market approval (PMA) application for REPEL-CV Adhesion Barrier for use in pediatric cardiac surgery...

March 6, 2009 - Atritech Inc. will release PROTECT AF trial results on WATCHMAN LAA closure technology comparing the device to the current standard of care, warfarin therapy, in patients with non...

March 5, 2009 - Reducing the frequency and severity of disabling migraines is crucial for quality of life and a new study, published in the February 2009 issue of JACC: Cardiovascular...

March 4, 2009 - W. L. Gore & Associates has earned a spot on Fast Company magazine’s 2009 “Fast 50” list of the world’s most innovative companies, partly for its development of the GORE HELEX...

February 23, 2009 - Medtronic Inc. is acquiring CoreValve Inc., developer of a transcatheter, transfemoral aortic valve replacement product, and Ventor Technologies Ltd., a developer of...