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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 12, 2009 - Osiris Therapeutics Inc. yesterday announced final two-year results for the company's trial evaluating Prochymal — a proprietary formulation of adult stem cells — for 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...

January 5, 2009 - The University of California, San Diego Medical Center is the first hospital in California to enroll patients in a multi-center clinical trial, sponsored by Angioblast Systems...

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...

November 10, 2008 - The Fifth International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease (IC3D) is a three-day program dedicated to cell-based therapies for cardiovascular repair and...

October 15, 2008 - Cardiogenesis Corp. sponsored an educational symposium entitled "New Horizons in Cardiac Regenerative Medicine: Advancements in Revascularization & Stem Cell Therapy,"...

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...

September 3, 2008 – While a recent study into whether using unselected and selected bone-marrow derived cells can help with regeneration of heart tissue did not lead to significant improvement of...

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...

July 29, 2008 - For several years, doctors have known that certain stem cells migrate to the heart after a heart attack, but exactly how they get there and what purpose they serve remained...