A live Corevalve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

A live CoreValve TAVR case in the main arena at TCT 2017. Structural heart has moved from a science fiction discussion in future technology sessions at TCT a decade ago to now being a major portion of what the conference discusses for today's clinical practice.

Blog | TCT | January 18, 2018

Here is a list of what I think were some of the top interventional technologies discussed at the 2017 Transcatheter...

The Abbott Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) bioabsorbable stent.

The Abbott Absorb Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS).

Feature | Stents Drug Eluting | January 17, 2018 | Dave Fornell

There was no shortage of interest in bioresorbable stent technologies at the many sessions offered on this topic or...

Philips Introduces Technology Maximizer Program for Imaging Equipment Upgrades
Technology | Cardiac Imaging | January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 — Philips recently announced the launch of Technology Maximizer, a cross-modality program designed...

New Vascular Ultrasound Registry Looks to Enhance Patient Care
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 — The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU), the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and...

Secant Introduces First Synthetic Regenerative Cardiovascular Graft for CABG
News | Stem Cell Therapies | January 17, 2018

January 17, 2018 — Secant Group, in partnership with its sister company SanaVita Medical, announced new technology...

Russian Team Developing New Technology to Significantly Reduce MRI Research Costs
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — Researchers from the NUST MISIS Engineering Center for Industrial Technologies in Russia have...

Miracor Medical Raises money for its PiCSO therapy used during stenting procedures in acute myocardial infarct (AMI) to intermittently increase pressure in the coronary venous system.
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — Miracor Medical Systems GmbH (Miracor Austria) and Miracor Medical SA (Miracor Medical) announced...

News | Business | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — American College of Cardiology (ACC) Chief Executive Officer Shalom “Shal” Jacobovitz will be...

Medtronic Receives FDA Clearance for Riptide Aspiration System
Technology | Atherectomy Devices | January 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 — Medtronic plc announced the company’s Neurovascular business unit received U.S. Food and Drug...

Boston Scientific's Apama multi-electrode ablation balloon to treat atrial fibrillation.

Boston Scientific's Apama multi-electrode ablation balloon to treat atrial fibrillation. The technology allows different energies to be used for each electrode to prevent damage to the esophagus or other underlying critical structures. 

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | January 15, 2018 | Dave Fornell

The development of atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) ablation technologies over the past 20 years has been a constant...

Fat Distribution in Women and Men Provides Clues to Heart Attack Risk
News | Womens Healthcare | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 – It is not the amount of fat in your body but where it is stored that may increase your risk for...

CT Shows Enlarged Aortas in Former Pro Football Players

3-D rendering from a cardiac CT dataset demonstrating mild dilation of the ascending aorta. Image courtesy of Christopher Maroules, M.D.

News | Computed Tomography (CT) | January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 — Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a...

Edwards LifeSciences Recalls Sapien 3 Certitude Delivery System
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 11, 2018

January 11, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Edwards LifeSciences is recalling its...

Videos | Womens Healthcare | January 11, 2018

Doreen DeFaria Yeh, M.D., associate director, MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, and co-director, MGH...

CMS Launches New Voluntary Bundled Payments Model
News | Business | January 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid...

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