Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) to lower left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt.  Abraham said these devices are in early stage development with small studies to show proof of concept and demonstrate safety.

The Corvia Intra-atrial shunt device (IASD) lowers left atrial pressure by creating a small left atrial to right atrial shunt. Preliminary clinical studies have shown promise for these types of devices to improve HFpEF patient outcomes.

Feature | Heart Failure | February 10, 2017 | Dave Fornell

In the past few years there have been a number of device therapies developed to treat heart failure (HF). This is...

Videos | 3-D Printing | February 09, 2017

When a pediatric patient at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles needed a custom-build stent to repair his pulmonary...

Xarelto, rivaroxaban, COMPASS study, ends early,
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Janssen Research & Development LLC (Janssen) announced that the Phase 3 COMPASS trial is...

Medtronic, IDE approval, IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon, DCB, end-stage renal disease
News | Drug-Eluting Balloons | February 08, 2017

February 8, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced receipt of an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the U.S. Food...

CSI, LIBERTY 360 Study, ISET 2017, six-month data, lower extremity PAD
News | Atherectomy Devices | February 08, 2017

February 8, 2017 — Cardiovascular Systems (CSI) presented six-month data from its LIBERTY 360° post-market study in...

GE Healthcare, Rapiscan stress imaging agent, North America, Rapidscan Pharma Solutions Inc.
News | Pharmaceuticals | February 07, 2017

February 7, 2017 — GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business announced in January that it acquired Rapidscan Pharma...

Inventory management, analytics software, cardiology, cath lab
Sponsored Content | Case Study | Inventory Management | February 07, 2017

The supply chain can serve as a critical strategic asset when addressing important initiatives tied to managing...

Videos | Heart Failure | February 06, 2017

This video demonstrates how to implant the Revivent TC System to reduce the volume of the left ventricle (LV) in...

Avinger, VISION Study, two-year outcomes, LINC, Lumivascular technology, Pantheris, OCT-guided atherectomy
News | Atherectomy Devices | February 03, 2017

February 3, 2017 — Avinger Inc. recently announced positive two-year...

Amplatzer PFO Occluder, St. Jude Medical, Baylor Heart and Vascular Services, Fort Worth, Texas, first patients
News | Structural Heart Occluders | February 01, 2017

February 1, 2017 — Baylor Heart and Vascular Services at Fort Worth in November became the first program in Texas to...

HeartWell LLP, Cigna, coronary artery disease, chronic episodes-of-care arrangement, cardiology
News | Business | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Cigna and HeartWell LLP have launched a program to improve...

ACC, american college of cardiology, impact of Trump travel ban
News | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 31, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) issued a statement against President Donald Trump’s...

Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath

The Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath.

News | Vascular Access | January 31, 2017

January 31, 2017 — Bard Peripheral Vascular Inc. is recalling the Halo One Thin-Walled Guiding Sheath because the...

cath lab inventory management, RFID tracking
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017

Annual waste for high-value medical devices continues to grow at a rapid pace. With bundled payments putting...

cardiology Inventory management

McKesson Cardiology Inventory aids inventory control in the cath lab using a barcode-based system, scanning items as used.

Feature | Inventory Management | January 31, 2017 | Dave Fornell

(Editors note: This article was written in 2014, and was updated with more recent information in January 2017.)...

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