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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...

February 7, 2008 - A Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researcher has launched the first U.S. trial in which a purified form of subjects' own adult stem cells is transplanted...

January 30, 2008 - Aporo Biomedical signed an exclusive global licensing agreement with mNEMOSCIENCE GmbH for its proprietary biodegradable shape memory polymers (BIO-SMP), enabling Aporo to offer...

January 14, 2008 - Scientists from the University of Minnesota Center for Cardiovascular Repair created a beating heart in the laboratory, according to research published in the online January 13...

January 7, 2008 - Cardica Inc. received nearly $2 million in payments from Cook Medical (Cook) for reaching milestones pursuant to its development agreements with Cook, including a vascular...

January 7, 2008 - Osiris Therapeutics Inc. has reclaimed sole worldwide rights to cardiovascular indications for Prochymal and terminated its development and commercialization agreement with...

December 27, 2007 - Several new studies on genetics and stem cell research, along with studies that continue to debate the use of stents to clear coronary artery blockages are among the top...

December 18, 2007 - ATS Medical Inc. today announced it has received FDA clearance for the ATS Open Pivot AP360 Mechanical Heart Valve designed to maximize hemodynamic performance with a new supra...

December 11, 2007 - ValveXchange, developer of a next-generation replacement heart valve technology, won the third annual Faegre & Benson Venture Showcase Award at the BioWest 2007 Conference...