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FFR catheters, Cath lab, OptoWire, OptoMonitor

The OptoWire and OptoMonitor are Opsens’ products for FFR measurements to optimize the diagnosis and guide the therapy in patients with coronary heart disease.

ultrasound, market, cardiovascular, 3-D, 4-D, United States, U.S.

According to a new report by iData Research, ultrasound equipment providers in the United States are likely to see stable, reliable growth in the coming years. Already a billion-dollar...

Balloon catheters, cath lab, peripheral artery disease (PAD), Lithoplasty

Lithoplasty is a balloon-based technology that utilizes integrated lithotripsy to disrupt both superficial and deep calcium and normalize vessel wall compliance prior to low-pressure balloon...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH has announced that it is expanding its product family to include Tresillo, a transcatheter mitral valve implantation (TMVI) version. 

Gore Medical, Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis, CE Mark, stent grafts

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. announced that the Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis has received CE Mark approval to improve blood flow in symptomatic obstruction of peripheral veins,...

Covidien announced it has received CE Mark approval for its Stellarex drug-coated angioplasty balloon (DCB). 

Stents, Self-Apposing Stent, Stentys

Stentys announced that the Self-Apposing Stent has been implanted more than 10,000 times in patients worldwide

Volcano Corp. announced that more than 1,000 systems have been activated with its instant wave-Free Ratio (iFR) Modality software, featuring a simplified workflow and reduced need for...

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) researchers have performed two implants of the Lotus Cardiac Valve System as part of the REPRISE III clinical trial. 

Sorin Group, Memo 3-D ReChord, annuloplasty ring, mitral valve repair

Sorin Group announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for Memo 3-D ReChord, a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair.

Vena Cava Filters, Embolic protection, Pulmonary Embolism, Venous Therapies

The first large-scale, multispecialty prospective clinical research trial to evaluate the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters and related follow-up treatment in the United States is set to...

Medtronic, In.Pact, Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, drug-eluting balloon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Medtronic’s In.Pact Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the interventional treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) for the...

REPRISE II trial, Lotus Valve System, Boston Scientific, one year data

New data from the Boston Scientific clinical trial program of the Lotus Valve System continue to demonstrate strong performance as a less invasive treatment for patients with severe aortic...

bioresorbable stents

Ongoing clinical trials of bioresorbable stents continue to show positive data for the devices, which are widely expected to overtake metallic stents in the coming years if the data trend...

Catheters, Peripheral artery disease, CenterCross Peripheral Catheter

Roxwood Medical Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the U.S. commercialization of its CenterCross Catheter for use in the coronary and peripheral vasculature...

Innovative Cardiovascular Solutions LLC has completed a Class A Unit financing totaling $5 million to fund its Emblok Embolic Protection Catheter. 

Heart valve repair, Trinity Transapical TAVI system

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH announced that it has expanded the Trinity technology platform to include a transfemoral version.

After watching his father die from heart valve disease, a mechanical engineer used his expertise in fluid dynamics to develop a first-of-its-kind procedure to replace leaking or regurgitating...

Wearable technologies, possible changes to stenting practices, state legislation on energy drinks, expanded use of minimally invasive heart repair procedures, and the development of a new class of...

absorb, bioresorbable stents

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