Cardiogard embolic protection system for surgical valve reaplacement

The CardioGard embolic protection system for surgical aortic valve replacement.

Feature | Embolic Protection Devices | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Two U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared embolic protection systems designed to remove...

Aegis Medical Innovations, Sierra Ligation System, U.S. clinical trial, FDA approval, LAA occluder
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Aegis Medical Innovations Inc. announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption...

ACC.17 late breaking trial presentations, ACC late-breakers,  American College of Cardiology late breaking studies
Feature | ACC | March 22, 2017

Here is a list of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2017 annual meeting late-breaking clinical trials...

Medtronic Corevalve Evolut Pro, TAVR system
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and granted market clearance to the Medtronic CoreValve...

Toshiba, Aquilion One CT, model-based iterative reconstruction, MBIR, ACC 2017, FIRST, RSNA 2017
News | Computed Tomography (CT) | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — Toshiba Medical demonstrated its Forward projected model-based Iterative Reconstruction SoluTion (...

Echopixel, True 3D Viewer, interactive virtual reality, pediatric surgery, increased clinical adoption
News | Advanced Visualization | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — EchoPixel recently announced progress in the clinical adoption of its True 3D...

Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | March 21, 2017

This video, provided by Abiomed, demonstrates the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD). It offers...

RESOLVE study, RESOLVE trial, subclinical leaflet thrombosis

A CT study from the RESOLVE Trial showing valve leaflet thrombosis on a TAVR device. The trial examined a range of surgical and transcatheter valves to show thrombosis is found across both types of devices. It also examined if anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy could reduce thrombosis and allow a greater range of leaflet motion.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — About 12 percent of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement developed non-symptomatic blood...

highly sensitive troponin testing
News | Cardiac Diagnostics | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — A blood test for a protein called high-sensitivity troponin T, which is released into the...

BVS, Absorb stent, bioresorbable scaffold, ABSORB III data, ABSORB III results
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | March 21, 2017 | Dave Fornell

 

March 21, 2017 — In the late-breaking ABSORB III Trial two year results presented at the American College...

Technology | Guidewires | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — Teleflex Inc. recently announced 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Agfa HealthCare, Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology, ACC.17, IBM Watson Health
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — Agfa HealthCare announced the release a new version of its...

Toshiba Medical, Aplio i900 cardiovascular ultrasound, FDA clearance, ACC 2017, RSNA 2017
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — Cardiologists can now access the advanced...

iFR, iFR vs. FFR, ACC late breaking trial, iFR-SWEDEHEART, DEFINE-FLAIR, Justin E. Davies,

Matthias Götberg, principal investigator for the iFR-SWEDEHEART study, and Justin E. Davies, lead investigator for the DEFINE-FLAIR trial, share key points of their study with DAIC editor Dave Fornell at ACC.17. The trials showed iFR is equal in outcomes to FFR in assessing coronary lesions. 

Feature | FFR Catheters | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — For patients experiencing angina (chest pain) or a heart attack, instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR...

Evolocumab, Repatha, LDL, ACC late breaker, best LDL lowering drug
Feature | Pharmaceuticals | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — The most important late-breaking pharmaceutical trial at the 2017 America College of Cardiology...

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