Cardiovascular Surgery

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

Bilateral Artery Use Does Not Improve 10-Year CABG Outcomes
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | September 06, 2018

September 6, 2018 — While it is firmly established that the use of one internal thoracic artery can improve life...

Earlier Intervention for Mitral Valve Disease May Lead to Improved Outcomes
News | Heart Valve Technology | July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018 — The number of patients undergoing...

Abbott Recalls the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System, LVAD
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 — Abbott has initiated a Class I recall of the HeartMate 3...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portola Pharmaceuticals' Andexxa, the first antidote indicated for patients treated with rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis), when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portola Pharmaceuticals' Andexxa, the first antidote indicated for patients treated with rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis), when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding.

 

Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 07, 2018

May 7, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Portola Pharmaceuticals' Andexxa, the first...

LivaNova Announces Enrollment for PERFECT Perceval Valve Clinical Trial in China
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018 — LivaNova PLC announced the first patient enrollment in the Perceval Valve...

Contrast-Free Cardiac MRI May Better Assess Need for Mitral Valve Surgery
News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 – A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology confirms non-invasive...

AtriCure Launches AtriClip FLEX•V Device in the United States
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | February 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 — AtriCure Inc. announced that it has launched the AtriClip FLEX•V...

Technavio Market Study Shows Donor Shortage and Improved Survival Rate
News | Hemodynamic Support Devices | January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global circulatory support...

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...

CMS Announces Final Changes, Cancellations of Mandatory Bundled Payment Models
News | Cardiovascular 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 | Medical 3-D Printing | November 16, 2017

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

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