Cardiovascular Surgery

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

Edwards Intuity aortic valve, surgical aortic valve replacement, PinnacleHealth, first U.S. implants
News | Heart Valve Technology | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — This week, PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, Pa., became the first hospital in the country to implant...

MRI brain scan of a 26-day-old neonate with Zika virus. It shows septation in the ventricle at the arrow. See more Zika radiology images at http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2016161584.

 

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 — As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug...

cardiac surgery, simulation training, University of Washington, case studies

Multiple repetitions of bypass grafts on a heart, using the Ramphal simulator. Courtesy of the University of Washington in Seattle.

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 25, 2016

August 25, 2016 — Simulation training...

Edwards Lifesciences, FDA approval, Intuity Elite valve

The Edwards Intuity Elite valve system uses a balloon expandable skirt to anchor the valve rather than traditional sutures.

Technology | Heart Valve Technology | August 15, 2016

August 15, 2016 – Edwards Lifesciences announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved of the...

ClearFlow, PleuraFlow System, pediatric patients, cardiothoracic surgery
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | August 08, 2016

August 8, 2016 — ClearFlow Inc. announced in late July that its PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology is now...

CMS, bundled payment models, coronary artery bypass surgery, ACC, STS
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 26, 2016

July 26, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed the creation of new...

SynCardia acquired, Versa Capital Management, chapter 11
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 07, 2016

July 7, 2016 — SynCardia Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into an...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate...

News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the acquisition of economic rights to multiple programs owned...

aortic valve reconstruction, surgery, PinnacleHealth, Pennsylvania
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | May 04, 2016

May 4, 2016 — Three PinnacleHealth patients recently underwent a new procedure for...

CABG, bypass surgery, heart failure, NHLBI study
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | April 25, 2016

April 25, 2016 — Scientists have found that a greater number of patients with coronary artery disease may benefit...

post-operative atrial fibrillation, AFib, heart rate, rhythm control, ACC.16
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 — In the first large randomized trial to directly compare two approaches to preventing...

CABG, mitral valve repair, ischemic mitral regurgitation, IMR, study, ACC 2016
News | Structural Heart | April 11, 2016

April 11, 2016 — Just-released two-year follow-up data comparing...

minimally invasive mitral valve repair, mini-MVR, comparison study, conventional surgery, University of Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016 — Patients undergoing minimally invasive...

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