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Cardiac Stem Cells Regeneration Therapy

Generating new cardiac muscle from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and/or induced pluripotent stem cells (...

Privately held On-X Life Technologies Inc. (On-X LTI) launched its European marketing campaign for the On-X Plus 1.5 Aortic Heart Valve in concert with its Great Britain distributor Vascutek Corp...

Cardiac stem cells regeneration therapy clinical trial study

Marty Greenfield lives with crushing pain every day due to angina. He has suffered a heart attack, and a coronary bypass procedure and angioplasty have provided little relief. His doctor referred...

Stem Cell Therapy Gene Cardiac Regeneration

After a heart attack, there is often permanent damage to a portion of the heart. This happens, in part, because cardiac muscle cells are terminally differentiated and cannot proliferate after...

Edwards Lifesciences Fortis Mitral Transcatheter Valve System Heart Valve Repair

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced the successful completion of the first three human implants of its Fortis mitral transcatheter ...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR Edwards Lifesciences Sapien

At age 88, Lena M. Smith visited her doctor, Larry Hunt, M.D., at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to find out why her energy level had diminished. 

Boston Scientific Lotus Aortic Valve Repair Heart Hybrid OR Cath Lab

Boston Scientific’s Lotus transcatheter aortic valve repair (TAVR) system was implanted for the first...

Ademedus CardioCel Stem Cell Therapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Admedus’s CardioCel, a tissue product to repair and treat a range of cardiovascular and vascular defects. The company is looking to complement...

A new imaging technique for measuring blood flow in the heart and vessels can diagnose bicuspid aortic valve, and may lead to better prediction of complications. A Northwestern Medicine team...

Neovasc Tiara transcatheter mitral valve heart repair clinical trial study

Neovasc Inc. announced that a first-in-human implantation of its Tiara transcatheter mitral valve was...

TAVR Heart valve repair Hybrid OR

A team of interventional cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas...

On-X Life Technologies On-X Plus 1.5 Aortic Heart Valve Repair Cardiovascular

On-X Life Technologies Inc.  received CE marking for an expanded labeling claim of its On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve. The company may market its ...

Scientists at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai may have developed a tissue model for the human heart that can bridge the gap between animal models and human clinical trial patients. Mount...

American College of Cardiology Clinical Trial Cath Lab EP Cardiac Diagnostics

Results from several late breaking clinical trials will be presented during  the American College of...

Edwards Lifesciences Sapien Transcatheter Aortic Valve Heart Repair Structural

Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit used an Edwards Lifesciences Sapien transcatheter aortic valve...

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH Trinity Aortic Valve Heart Repair

Transcatheter Technologies GmbH, a medical device company, is developing a third-generation transcatheter aortic ...

Esaote Pie Medical Imaging 3mensio Structural Heart Software Cardiac Ultrasound

To address the needs of physicians who treat patients with valvular heart disease, Esaote North America established a sales force to bring 3mensio Structural Heart software for ...

CoreValve System Heart Valve Repair

The Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center adopted a minimally invasive medical device to treat patients with severe aortic stenosis who are too ill or frail to have their...

Experts from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), in collaboration with the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) and the Society for Pediatric Radiology (SPR), released...

Claret Medical Sentinel Cerebral Protection System CPS TAVR Embolic Protection

Claret Medical Inc. received CE marking for the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (CPS) for embolic protection during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).