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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...

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...