Cardiovascular Surgery

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

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News | December 08, 2014

December 8, 2014 — Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation have found that when care teams started...

News | December 04, 2014

December 4, 2014 – Results from a new study indicate that the addition of...

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SynCardia Total Artificial Heart

News | November 24, 2014
October 24, 2014 — A 19-year-old woman was successfully implanted with the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart...
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Plaster composite heart focusing on the intracardiac details to aid surgical planning.

Feature | November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014 — An experimental 3-D printed model of the heart may help surgeons treat patients born with...

News | November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014 — ClearFlow Inc. announced positive results from the Prevention of Retained Blood Outcomes Using ...

Technology | October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Freedom Solo and Solo Smart stentless...

Feature | September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 — The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) has released new evidence-based guidelines...

AtriCure AtriClip Flex Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Cardiac Surgery LAA Occlude
Technology | September 26, 2014

September 26, 2014 — AtriCure Inc. announced the introduction of the AtriClip Flex, a new device with a more...

VADs Gain Popularity Artificial Hearts Remain Ideal GlobalData
Feature | September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 — Robert Littlefield, MSc, GlobalData's senior analyst covering Medical Devices, said:

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SynCardia Total Artificial Heart SynHall Valves FDA approval

SynCardia Systems Inc. received FDA approval to manufacture the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart with SynHall valves. The OK gives the company control over the two critical components for heart manufacturing: The valves and the unique formula for segmented polyurethane solution (SPUS), which is manufactured only by SynCardia.

Technology | August 11, 2014

August 11, 2014 — SynCardia Systems Inc. received approval in July from the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA)...

SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Implant VAD Heart Failure Treatments

Daniel G. Tang, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery, explains the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart implantation procedure.

News | August 01, 2014

August 1, 2014 — For the first time, cardiac surgeons, medical professionals and the public can watch the...

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CorMatrix ECM for Vascular Repair

Technology | July 25, 2014
CorMatrix Cardiovascular announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the...
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Technology | July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014 — The Freedom portable driver has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for use...

News | June 23, 2014

June 23, 2014 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that three-year clinical outcomes of its Edwards Intuity valve...

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