Cardiovascular Surgery

Videos | EP Lab | May 26, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new electrophysiology (EP) technology at the...

Intensive Glycemic Control Program Produces Significant Per-Patient Cost Savings for CABG Surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 — A new study from Emory University observed a near-20 percent reduction in perioperative complications...

Heartware HVAD recall for its ventricular assist device from Medtronic
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — Medtronic Mechanical Circulatory Support is expanding its recall of its HeartWare Ventricular Assist...

Scientists Show How Cells React to Injury From Open-Heart Surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2017

May 4, 2017 — Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigators have learned how cardiac muscle cells react to a certain...

ERACS Session Highlights Need for Standardized Best Practices in Cardiac Surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 02, 2017

May 2, 2017 — The recently formed group Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) hosted an organizing session...

ClearFlow Receives Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for PleuraFlow Technology
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 — ClearFlow Inc. has received the prestigious 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product...

Updated AATS Guidelines Help Cardiovascular Surgeons Navigate Challenges of Managing Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017 — Mitral regurgitation can occur in up to 50 percent of patients with ischemic heart disease and even...

heart-lung machine, ECMO, levosimendan, heart failure drug, cardiovascular surgery outcomes, ACC.17 study
News | Pharmaceuticals | March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 — When used as a preventive measure during heart surgery, the heart failure...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | March 24, 2017

Michael Reardon, M.D., professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center,...

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...

Michael Reardon, SURTAVI, TAVR equals surgery in intermediate risk patients

SURTAVI Trial principal investigator Michael Reardon presents the data as a lake-breaker at ACC 2017. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | March 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

March 17, 2017 - Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was found to be noninferior to surgical aortic valve...

augmented reality, virtual reality, medical imaging, surgery, Novarad, operating room

A view through a HoloLens augmented reality visor showing an overlaid brain image co-registered with a live patient on a table at HIMSS 2017.

Blog | HIMSS | March 10, 2017

Information technology (IT) is among the least sexy areas to cover in medical technology advances, and is often...

Videos | HIMSS | March 10, 2017

ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technology that was displayed on the expo...

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