Cardiovascular Surgery

News | June 23, 2014

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

ClearFlow PleuraFlow Active Clearance Technology
News | June 18, 2014

June 18, 2014 — Distinguished physicians from leading...

Medtronic 3f Enable Aortic Bioprosthesis Valve Repair Cardiovascular Surgery
News | June 11, 2014

June 11, 2014 — Medtronic Inc. announced five-year follow-up data demonstrating the safety and performance of the...

3-d pronting, 3D printing

The University of Arizona is using 3-D printing of pediatric patients chest cavities and organs to confirm if the Syncardia ventricular assist device (VAD) can fit in specific patients.

Feature | May 20, 2014

May 20, 2014 — It is possible to use 3-D printer technology to create some types of customized medical devices on...

Advanced Visualization Artificial Hear Heart Repair Arizona State University

ASU engineer David Frakes examines a 3-D print of an optimized, patient-specific artificial heart that was virtually implanted into a pediatric patient.

Feature | April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 — An Arizona State University research group and medical professionals at Phoenix Children’s Hospital...

News | April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014 — Manny Villafana, chairman and CEO of Kips Bay Medical Inc., announced that on Jan. 14, 2014, the...

News | April 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 — The PROCEED II heart transplant U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pivotal trial results using...

News | April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 — The largest single-center study of patients implanted with a total artificial heart found the...

Feature | March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 — Surgeons in France have successfully replaced the aortic valve in two patients without opening the...

Cath Lab Clinical Trial Study Cardiovascular Surgery

Endothelial cells not only form the inner lining of a blood vessel, but also contribute to blood vessel narrowing as shown in this mouse vein graft model. Endothelial cells (green) lose their typical morphology and become more like smooth muscle cells (red). This change in cellular properties indicates that endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EndMT) is operative in vein graft stenosis.

Feature | March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 — National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a biological pathway that contributes to...

On-X Life Technologies On-X Plus 1.5 Aortic Heart Valve Repair Cardiovascular
News | February 10, 2014
February 10, 2014 — On-X Life Technologies Inc.  received CE marking for an expanded labeling claim of its On-X...
Edwards Lifesciences Embol-X Glide Protection System Embolic Device Surgery
News | February 03, 2014
February 3, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Class I Recall of Edwards Lifesciences LLC’s...
News | January 31, 2014
January 31, 2014 — Heart transplant patients may live 20 years or more after...
Gecko Biomedical cardiovascular surgery structural heart adhesive
News | January 09, 2014
January 9, 2014 — Highly invasive therapies are challenging due to the inability to quickly and safely secure devices...
duke manmade vein graft venous therapies cardiovascular surgery

An investigational bioengineered blood vessel was engrafted in a U.S. patient for the first time June 2013 at Duke University Hospital.

News | January 02, 2014
January 2, 2014 — An investigational, manmade blood vessel used in...
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