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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). 

Sapien 3, TAVR, CE mark, european approval

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. received CE marking for its Edwards Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve.

BioLeonhardt Implantable Stem Cell Pump Cath Lab Therapies Heart Failure

BioLeonhardt, a Leonhardt Ventures company based in Los Angeles, unveiled its implantable stem cell pump at the 9th Annual Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease meeting at Columbia University,...

CorMatrix Cardiovascular Extracellular Matrix ECM Bioscaffold

CorMatrix Cardiovascular Inc. received a patent for an augmented injectable extracellular matrix (ECM) bioscaffold. 

Icahn Mount Sinai HDL LDL Nanotherapy Stem Cell Therapies Cath Lab

An international research team, led by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai investigators, designed and tested a high-density lipoprotein (HDL) nanoparticle loaded with a statin drug. In mouse...

BioVentrix Revivent-TC Heart Failure Treatment Cath Lab Structural Heart

BioVentrix’s Revivent-TC Ventricular Enhancement System was implanted in a man via Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) in Prague, Czech Republic. The procedure, which is used to ...

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2013 offers many new insights about the latest cardiovascular technologies and treatment techniques. These...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted U.S. market approval for Medtronic’s self-expanding transcatheter aortic...

Medtronic, corevalve, edwards, litigation, TAVR, TAVI

In a move that calls into question the future of transcatheter valve competition in the United States, a jury in the Federal District Court of Delaware decided Jan. 15 the Medtronic CoreValve...

heart valve repair clinical trial study edwards lifesciences sapien 3

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a clinical trial of the Sapien 3...

cath lab guidewires heart valve repair medivalve acwire guidewire

 MediValve Ltd. announced that it has received clearance of a Pre-Marketing Notification Application (510(k)) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its acWire ...

Gecko Biomedical cardiovascular surgery structural heart adhesive

In a preclinical study, researchers from Boston Children's Hospital, BWH and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a bio-inspired adhesive that could rapidly attach biodegradable...

ACC, iPad cardiology apps

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st. jude portico transcatheter aortic heart valve repair hybrid or

St. Jude Medical Inc. received European CE mark approval for its 25-mm Portico Transcatheter Aortic Heart...

acc pharmaceuticals renal denervation heart valve repair antiplatelet therapy

Clinical trials for a promising new class of cholesterol-lowering medications, a long-awaited repair of the Medicare formula for paying physicians, the Affordable Care Act, new technology and the...

It was not until we began planning that we realized just how involved TAVR programs are — they require much more work than we originally anticipated. At Terrebonne General Medical Center (...

Watchman, LAA occluder, atrial fibrillation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted favorably Dec. 11 in a 13-1 vote that the benefits of the Watchman...

structural heart valve repair children's hospital los angeles

The procedure, first performed in Germany in 2011, has corrected both defects and instilled Brian, a young swimmer and martial arts aficionado, with newfound energy that was in short supply...

Sidra Medical and Research Center, a specialty women's and children's hospital in Qatar, announced that Ziyad Hijazi, M.D., has been appointed clinical chief for pediatrics.