Heart Failure

This heart failure channel offers news and new technology to treat heart failure. This includes for new innovations to treat congesitive heart failure (CHF). The channel includes news on HFpEF and HFrEF.

Farxiga Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalization, Cardiovascular Death for Type 2 Diabetes
News | Pharmaceuticals | November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018 — AstraZeneca announced positive full results from the DECLARE-TIMI 58...

Key clinical trial presentations at the 2018 American Heart Association (AHA) annual meeting. #AHA, #AHA18 #AHA2018
Feature | AHA | November 07, 2018

November 7, 2018 — Here is a list of some of the key clinical trial presentations at the 2018...

EMPRISE Study Shows Empagliflozin Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalization with new data presented at AHA 2018. #AHA18 #AHA2018
News | Heart Failure | November 07, 2018

November 6, 2018 – Initial results from the real-world EMPagliflozin compaRative effectIveness and SafEty (EMPRISE)...

Acute Heart Failure Mortality, Rehospitalizations Reduced With Blood Volume Measurement
News | Heart Failure | November 02, 2018

November 2, 2018 — In a new study, acute...

Daxor Corp. Collaborating With CHF Solutions on Heart Failure Fluid Overload Management

CHF Solutions' Aquadex FlexFlow System

News | Heart Failure | November 01, 2018

November 1, 2018 — Daxor Corp. has entered an agreement with CHF Solutions to explore clinical synergies between...

NHLBI Pauses CONCERT-HF Heart Failure Trial
News | Heart Failure | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health...

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.

A patient who received the HeartMate III LVAD system showing off his external battery pack. He served as a patient ambassador in the Abbott booth at ACC 2018. The HeartMate III, with its magnetic levitated pump, showed a big reduction in clotting over previous LVADs in a key late-breaking trial at ACC earlier this year.

Feature | Heart Failure | October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 — Abbott announced today that the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) has received U....

An example of the new transesophageal echo (TEE) visualization technology called TrueVue was shown at TCT 2018 for the first time. Philips’ new photo-realistic rendering is designed to offer a surgical view of cardiac structures to aid transcatheter procedural navigation. The technology also allows the lighting source to be moved around and even behind the anatomy, as demonstrated here. This video, included as part of the most innovative technologies video at TCT 2018, went viral when posted on social media during TCT 2018, and was viewed more than 167,000 times.

Blog | TCT | October 15, 2018

From a cardiovascular device innovation standpoint, the 2018...

Videos | October 11, 2018

A discussion with Professor Ian Meredith, MBBS, Ph.D., global chief medical officer and executive vice president,...

Ohio State First in U.S. to Test Shunt Device for Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | October 04, 2018

October 4, 2018 — The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is first in the country to test a new medical...

One of the key, early pioneers who helped bring coronary angioplasty to the United States in the late 1970s was Simon Stertzer, M.D. In this article he shares his views on the current direction and next steps in cardiovascular biomedical technology

Simon Stertzer, M.D., is one of the key, early pioneers who helped bring coronary angioplasty to the United States in the late 1970s and 1980s. He performed the first coronary balloon angioplasty in the United States in 1978.

 

Feature | October 03, 2018

One of the key, early pioneers who helped bring coronary angioplasty to the United States in the late 1970s was...

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