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.

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...

Ancora Heart Announces Positive Interim Analysis of AccuCinch Ventricular Repair System for Heart Failure
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 — Ancora Heart Inc. announced positive clinical data from the company’s recently expanded U.S....

Cardiac Dimensions Randomizes First Patient in CARILLON Trial of Mitral Contour System
News | Heart Failure | September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 — Cardiac Dimensions announced the company has randomized its first patient in the CARILLON...

Antithrombin Drug Ineffective in Heart Failure With Sinus Rhythm and Coronary Disease
News | Heart Failure | September 07, 2018

September 7, 2018 — The antithrombin drug rivaroxaban does not reduce the risk of a composite endpoint of survival,...

Tafamidis Improves Survival in Rare Heart Condition
News | Heart Failure | September 06, 2018

September 6, 2018 — Tafamidis is the first treatment to improve survival and reduce hospitalizations in a rare heart...

Medtronic Receives FDA Approval for Less-Invasive Heart Pump Implant Procedure
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 17, 2018

July 17, 2018 — Medtronic plc recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a less-invasive...

CorWave's Next-generation Neptune LVAD Receives Funding

Image courtesy of CorWave

News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 11, 2018

July 11, 2018 — French-based CorWave announced that its CALYPSO program has received 14 million euros to develop...

Videos | Artificial Intelligence | July 10, 2018

Partho Sengupta, M.D., DM, FACC, FASE, chief division of cardiology, director of cardiac imaging, West Virginia...

New Tool Predicts Benefits and Risks of Implantable Defibrillator for Heart Failure Patients
News | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | July 02, 2018

July 2, 2018 — University of Washington (UW) Medicine cardiologists have developed a tool to predict which...

New Target for Treating Heart Failure Identified by Penn Medicine Researchers

Microtubules in heart cells from a healthy patient (left) and from a patient with heart failure. The dense network of detyrosinated microtubules impedes the motion of the failing heart cell during the heart beat. Credit: Ben Prosser lab, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

News | Heart Failure | June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018 — New research finds changes in cellular struts called microtubules (MT) can affect the stiffness of...

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