Cardiovascular Surgery

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

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...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, TAH-t, documentary, Retro Reports, The New York Times
News | Artificial Heart | March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 — A new documentary produced by Retro Report for The New York Times looks at the history and modern...

Bryan Tyo, Baylor University Medical Center, bridge to transplant, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016 — A surgical team at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas successfully performed a heart...

stroke risk, cardiovascular surgery vs stenting, CREST trial, UAB, NEJM
News | Stroke | February 22, 2016

February 22, 2016 — Investigators for the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST)...

critical limb ischemia, amputations, MRI-based mapping, CLI, British Heart Foundation
News | Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with...

pulmonary artery to left atrial shunt, heart lung transplant, Oswaldo, Stanford Children's Health

2015 was a year of dramatic changes for Oswaldo and his family, seen here at his bedside, post-transplant surgery in July. Photo courtesy of Business Wire.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — 2016 is starting off a whole lot better than last year for 14-year-old Oswaldo Jimenez of Salem,...

News | Hemostasis Management | January 06, 2016

January 6, 2016 — The Medicines Company announced Dec. 18 it has entered into a purchase agreement pursuant to which...

endoscopic vein-graft harvesting

An endoscopic vein-graft harvesting for a CABG procedure. Image courtesy of Maquet.

Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 16, 2015 | Saurabh D. Ashier, PA-C, Keck Medical Center USC

We are approaching 20 years since the introduction of endoscopic vein-graft harvesting (EVH) as a method of vessel...

News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | November 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 — Preventing blood clots with drugs such as...

MC3 Cardiopulmonary, acquisition, Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, new manufacturing facility, surgical cannula

Image courtesy of MC3 Cardiopulmonary

News | Cardiovascular Surgery | November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 — MC3 Cardiopulmonary announced it has completed the acquisition and transfer of all assets...

Sentreheart, Lariat Surgical LAA Suture Delivery Device, left atrial appendage closure, CE Mark approval, Europe

Image courtesy of SentreHeart

News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received CE Mark approval for the Lariat Surgical Left...

St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAD System, CE Mark approval, left ventricular assist device

Image courtesy of St. Jude Medical

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | October 28, 2015

October 28, 2015 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the company has received CE Mark approval for the HeartMate 3 ...

Maquet, extracorporeal life support, ECLS, cardiogenic shock, bridge-to-life, PLS system

PLS system image courtesy of Maquet

News | ECMO Systems | September 08, 2015

September 8, 2015 — In a new study reported in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, researchers found...

HeartWare, ENDURANCE2 trial, destination therapy, HVAS, HeartWare Ventricular Assist System
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2015

August 11, 2015 — HeartWare International Inc. announced that enrollment in the ENDURANCE2 destination therapy...

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