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.

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 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference...
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 device...
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 Simon...
Mitral Regurgitation Volume Reduced at One Year in REDUCE FMR Trial
News | Heart Failure | September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018 — Heart failure patients who received the Carillon Mitral Contour System in the REDUCE FMR clinical...
Videos | Heart Failure | September 26, 2018
William Abraham, M.D., FACC, professor of medicine and director of the division of cardiovascular medicine, The Ohio...
MitraClip Reduces Mortality for Heart Failure Patients With Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018 — Patients with heart failure and secondary mitral regurgitation (MR) who remained symptomatic...
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. early...
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 Pivotal...
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...
Epigenetic Reprogramming of Human Hearts Found in Congestive Heart Failure
News | Heart Failure | August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018 — Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a terminal disease that affects nearly 6 million Americans. Yet its...
Cardiac Monitoring a Higher Priority for High-Risk Breast Cancer Patients
News | Cardio-oncology | August 07, 2018
August 7, 2018 — While heart failure is an uncommon complication of breast cancer treatment, the risk is higher in...
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...