Cardiovascular Surgery

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiac surgery. This includes coronary bypass grafts, surgical valve replacements.

CMS Announces Final Changes, Cancellations of Mandatory Bundled Payment Models
News | Business | December 21, 2017

December 21, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) last week finalized the cancellation of...

CorInnova Awarded 2017 InnoSTARS Prize for EpicHeart Soft Robotic Heart Assist Device
News | Artificial Heart | December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 — CorInnova Inc. recently announced it was awarded second prize in the “2017 InnoSTARS” life...

Studies find 15 percent of all heart attack and stroke patients and 9 percent of CABG patients were uninsured before passage of the Affordable Care Act. AHA 2017, #aha2017
News | November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017 — The majority of patients without health insurance who were hospitalized for heart attack, stroke...

Surgery Could Reduce Frailty in Adults With Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 — Common practice, and recently published research, shows that the risk of complications with...

German Hospital Plans Life-Saving Vascular Surgeries With 3-D Printing

Transparent Stratasys 3-D-printed model of a patient-specific aortic arch, used by the University Hospital Mainz to practice complex endovascular surgeries. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

News | 3-D Printing | November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 — Stratasys Ltd. announced that surgeons at the University of Mainz Cardiothoracic and Vascular...

HREVS study principal investigator Vladimir Ganyukov, M.D., Ph.D., head of interventional cardiology, State Scientific Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kemerovo, Russia, at TCT 2017.

Study principal investigator Vladimir Ganyukov, M.D., Ph.D., head of interventional cardiology, State Scientific Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kemerovo, Russia, explaining the HREVS trial results at TCT 2017.

News | November 06, 2017 | Dave Fornell

November 6, 2017 — In the Hybrid REvascularization Versus Standards (HREVS) study that evaluated three different...

TAVR Cost-Effective Compared With SAVR in Intermediate-Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients
News | Heart Valve Technology | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — Analysis of the PARTNER 2A trial and the SAPIEN-3 Intermediate Risk registry found...

Three-Year Quality of Life Improvements Similar for PCI and CABG in Left Main Disease
News | Cath Lab | October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 — New study results from the EXCEL trial comparing the quality of life (QoL) of patients with left...

CorInnova Awarded Seminal Patent for Minimally Invasively-Delivered Soft Robotic Heart Device
News | Artificial Heart | October 27, 2017

October 27, 2017 — CorInnova Inc. announced it has received notice of allowance of a seminal patent to protect its...

Low Mortality and Stroke Risks Displayed for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacements
News | Heart Valve Technology | October 11, 2017

October 11, 2017 — An analysis of more than 1,000 minimally invasive...

Montreal Heart Institute Performs First Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery
News | Robotic Systems | September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 — The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) announced the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi, a new-...

Gecko Biomedical Receives CE Mark Approval for Setalum Sealant
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Gecko Biomedical announced it has received CE Mark approval for its Setalum Sealant, allowing...

ClearFlow Inc. Announces Positive U.S. Clinical Trial Results
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | September 08, 2017

September 8, 2017 — ClearFlow Inc. announced recently that positive...

LAA closure during open heart surgery in the LAACS Study showed better outcomes for all patients.

LAA closure during open heart surgery in the LAACS Study showed better outcomes for all patients.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Closure of the left atrial appendage (LAA) during heart surgery protects the brain, according to...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017 — Abbott announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Full...

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