Cardiovascular Surgery

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

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...

CMS Awards New Technology Add-on Payment for Perceval Sutureless Aortic Heart Valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 — LivaNova PLC announced its Perceval ...

Blog | Business | August 18, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in August announced a proposed rule to cancel the Episode...

CMS considers eliminating cardiac bundled payments.
Feature | Business | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

August 16, 2017 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to reduce the...

The FDA cleared the HAART 200 Aortic Annuloplasty Device for bicuspid aortic valve repair. The devioce is made by BioStable Science and Engineering Inc.
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017 — The U.S, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance for the HAART 200 Aortic...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | July 25, 2017

This video case study, provided by Gore Medical, is titled "Tackling Complex Cases in Dialysis Access," by John Ross...

Videos | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 19, 2017

This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is...

tandemLife Tandemheart priming tray cleared by FDA
Technology | Hemodynamic Support Devices | June 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — TandemLife began its commercial launch of the TandemLife Priming Tray, a new product designed to...

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...

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