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Manny Villafana, chairman and CEO of Kips Bay Medical Inc., announced that on Jan. 14, 2014, the first commercial implant of the company's eSVS Mesh in Austria was performed at the Medical...

Terumo VirtuoSaph Plus Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems has announced the introduction of the VirtuoSaph Plus Endoscopic Vessel Harvesting System following clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

March 16, 2012 – Medistim’s VeriQ system, which uses ultrasound to assess graft blood flow during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, recently withstood the clinical scrutiny of the...

February 24, 2012 — 3-D Surgical Solutions LLC and Wheaton Franciscan-The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Campus announced that the first case ever using the Leonardo 3-D vision system was successfully...

Terumo Coronary Ostia Cannula
June 15, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corp. has issued a class I recall for its Coronary Ostia Cannula 10 (25 cm) long. The company said...
May 3, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance to Maquet Cardiovascular’s Cardiohelp system as a cardiac and/or respiratory assist device for up to six hours....

April 8, 2011 – In the largest randomized, multicenter trial to compare drug-eluting stents (DES) and bare-metal stents (BMS) placed in saphenous vein graft lesions, researchers found that DES led...

March 8, 2011 – A new endoscopic vessel harvesting (EVH) has been launched in the United States. The Vasoview 6 Pro, by Maquet Cardiovascular, offers streamlined controls, improved functionality...

February 7, 2011 – A new positioning system has been launched that is used in performing off- pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) procedures on coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients.

February 9, 2010 – Off-pump bypass surgery, or “beating heart surgery,” was developed in hopes of creating a safer way to fix cholesterol-clogged coronary arteries.

November 10, 2009 – FDA and Edwards Lifesciences notified healthcare professionals this week about the class 1 FDA recall of CardioVations EndoClamp Aortic Catheter, due to the potential that the...

September 30, 2009 – MAQUET Cardiovascular said Johannes Bonatti, M.D., professor of surgery and director of coronary surgery and advanced coronary interventions at the University of Maryland...

May 15, 2009 - Intraoperative fluorescence imaging (IFI) can evaluate graft patency during off-pump coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, making possible immediate graft revision, if needed...

February 10, 2009 - Sorin Group said today it acquired the Clearglide endoscopic vessel harvesting (EVH) product line of Datascope Inc., which enables less-invasive harvesting of vessels for use...