Cardiovascular Surgery

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

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...

ACC, health policy statement, heart team, cardiovascular health
Feature | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 17, 2015

July 17, 2015 - Building teams that include advanced practice providers can help cardiovascular practices meet the...

sentraheart lariet, LAA occlusion, FDA safety alert
Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers and patients about...

Feature | Cardiovascular Business | July 08, 2015

July 8, 2015 - Sorin S.p.A. and Cyberonics Inc. unveiled LivaNova as the name of their combined company, effective...

idarucizumab, dabigatran, anticoagulant, Boehringer Ingelheim, RE-VERSE AD
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 07, 2015

July 7, 2015 - Results from an interim analysis of the...

SentreHeart, Lariat Suture Delivery Device, FDA, AMAZE Trial, AFib, LAA
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 01, 2015

July 1, 2015 - SentreHeart Inc. announced that it has received approval for an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE...

ClearFlow, PleuraFlow, FDA, expanded Indications for Use
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015 - ClearFlow Inc. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted expanded...

News | Stents Carotid | June 17, 2015

June 17, 2015 - Karam Moon, M.D., winner of the DePuy Synthes Cerebrovascular Section Resident/Fellow Award,...

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