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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, 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...

February 20, 2009 - MiCardia Corp. this week announced the worlds’ first dynamic adjustment of the mitral valve annular geometry on a beating heart.

February 18, 2009 - The FDA has cleared a new claim for the CryoLife CryoValve SG pulmonary human heart valve that relates to reducing a component of the immune response in recipients of the...

February 5, 2009 - AGA Medical Corp. last week said following its previous favorable structural heart occluder patent infringement final ruling by the German court of appeals over Occlutech GmbH...

February 2, 2009 - Cardiac Dimensions Inc. today said it received the CE Mark approval for its CARILLON Mitral Contour System from KEMA Quality B.V., a European Union Notified Body from the...

February 3, 2009 - Cerenis Therapeutics SA, a privately held pharmaceutical company developing HDL-related compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, has in-licensed...

February 2, 2009 - A new multi-center study of 39,821 newborns published in the January 2009 issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that the addition of Masimo SET pulse oximetry...

January 28, 2009 - Attended by over 40 cardiothoracic surgeons, Cardiogenesis Corp.'s education symposium at the recent Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting in San Francisco was entitled "...

January 26, 2009 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. today launched the Carpentier-Edwards Physio II mitral valve repair ring at the 45th annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) in San...