microbleeds, brain bleeds caused by TAVR

An MRI brain scan showing multiple microbleeds in a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patient from the study.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 23, 2017

March 22, 2017 — A quarter of the patients in a single-center study of 84 patients undergoing transcatheter aortic...

Cardiogard embolic protection system for surgical valve reaplacement

The CardioGard embolic protection system for surgical aortic valve replacement.

Feature | Embolic Protection Devices | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Two U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared embolic protection systems designed to remove...

Medtronic Corevalve Evolut Pro, TAVR system
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and granted market clearance to the Medtronic CoreValve...

Videos | Hemodynamic Support Devices | March 21, 2017

This video, provided by Abiomed, demonstrates the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD). It offers...

BVS, Absorb stent, bioresorbable scaffold, ABSORB III data, ABSORB III results
Feature | Stents Bioresorbable | March 21, 2017 | Dave Fornell

 

March 21, 2017 — In the late-breaking ABSORB III Trial two year results presented at the American College...

Technology | Guidewires | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — Teleflex Inc. recently announced 510(k) clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

iFR, iFR vs. FFR, ACC late breaking trial, iFR-SWEDEHEART, DEFINE-FLAIR, Justin E. Davies,

Matthias Götberg, principal investigator for the iFR-SWEDEHEART study, and Justin E. Davies, lead investigator for the DEFINE-FLAIR trial, share key points of their study with DAIC editor Dave Fornell at ACC.17. The trials showed iFR is equal in outcomes to FFR in assessing coronary lesions. 

Feature | FFR Catheters | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — For patients experiencing angina (chest pain) or a heart attack, instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR...

Evolocumab, Repatha, LDL, ACC late breaker, best LDL lowering drug
Feature | Pharmaceuticals | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — The most important late-breaking pharmaceutical trial at the 2017 America College of Cardiology...

Michael Reardon, SURTAVI, TAVR equals surgery in intermediate risk patients

SURTAVI Trial principal investigator Michael Reardon presents the data as a lake-breaker at ACC 2017. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | March 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

March 17, 2017 - Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) was found to be noninferior to surgical aortic valve...

Gore Tigris Vascular Stent, Health Canada approval, PAD, peripheral artery disease
News | Stents Peripheral | March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 — W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. recently announced the Health Canada approval of the Gore Tigris...

Siemens Healthineers, ACC 2017, syngot CTO Guidance, Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 — During the 66th Annual Scientific Session & Expo of the American College of Cardiology (ACC),...

Siemens Healthineers, Artis pheno angiography system, FDA approval, ACC 2017, RSNA 2017
Technology | Angiography | March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis pheno robotic C-arm...

Videos | Analytics Software | March 15, 2017

Pam Rush, RN, MS, clinical program director, cardiovascular service line, and Craig Strauss, M.D., MPH, medical...

Melody transcatheter pulmonary valve, FDA expands indication, Melody for use in replacing failed surgical valves
Technology | Heart Valve Technology | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded use of the Medtronic Melody...

Technical University of Munich, Munich Compact Light Source, MuCLS, angiography, contrast agents

(a) Photograph of the sample in waterbath. (b) Empty image of full MuCLS beam. (c) Quasi-mono-energetic angiography image of a porcine heart acquired at the MuCLS, with iodine-based contrast agent injected into the left coronary artery. Visible are the left anterior descending artery (LAD) and the left circumflex artery (LCX). Image courtesy of the authors.

News | Angiography | March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 — The most prevalent method for obtaining images of clogged coronary vessels is coronary...

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