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December 22, 2008 - W. L. Gore & Associates last week said Rush University Medical Center in Chicago is the first medical center to enroll a patient in the Gore REDUCE Clinical Study using the...

November 11, 2008 - Today at the annual scientific sessions of the American Heart Association in New Orleans the first U.S. clinical trial data on Medtronic's Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve...

September 9, 2008 - CoreValve said today five clinical evaluation sites (two in New Zealand and three in Australia) have now completed their first series of proctored cases using the company’s...

August 28, 2008 - CoreValve said today an Australia/New Zealand-focused clinical evaluation of its proprietary percutaneous ReValving System, which features a porcine pericardium valve mounted in...

August 18, 2008 - Atritech Inc. today said it filed its pre-market approval application (PMA) with the FDA for its WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure Technology, which contains the...

A new cardiac treatment facility that couples the benefits of interventional cardiology with cardiothoracic surgery for critically ill newborns, children and adults has opened at Rush University...
Toshiba America Medical Systems’ Infinix Hybrid cardiovascular X-ray imaging system will be featured in three live cases during the International Symposium on the Hybrid Approach to Congenital Heart...

April 22, 2008 - A new type of medication based on raising high-density lipoproteins (HDL), can lead to an improvement in the aortic valve narrowing, reported study results published on-line in...

April 14, 2008 - ESTECH will showcase its new CG LiV Kits, designed to enable mitral and aortic valve procedures, at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery 88th Annual Meeting in San Diego...

March 5, 2008 - Edwards Lifesciences Corp. reported that the first three human implants of the next-generation Edwards transcatheter aortic heart valve were performed at St. Paul's Hospital in...

February 11, 2008 – A new minimally invasive vascular occlusion device designed to close a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) received European CE Mark approval.

February 8, 2008 - CryoLife Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its CryoValve SG pulmonary human heart valve processed with the company’s proprietary SynerGraft technology, providing a...