Three of the most popular cardiovascular technologies to make the top news in June 2020. Top is the Impella Expandable Cardiac Pump (ECP) that is about to enter U.S. feasibility trials.Bottom left, the Foldax heart valve uses a flexible man-made material for valve leaflets rather than animal pericardium tissue. The hope is this new type of surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) device will enhance longevity of the valve leaflets. Bottom right, the SMT Hydra TAVR valve is the first Indian-made structural heart devices to gain European CE mark approval.
July 6, 2020 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (DAIC) magazine website from the month of June 2020. This is based on the website’s 267,198 pageviews for the month. While COVID-19 topics still are among the popular topics on the list, there has been a noticable return to normal reader interest in new cardiovascular technologies.