Heart Valve Technology

Claret Medical Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (CPS), FDA, TAVR embolic protection, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
News | Heart Valve Technology | February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 — A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel has recommended market clearance for the Claret...

Edwards Intuity Elite sutureless aortic valve, first implants in Connecticut, WCHN, Western Connecticut Health Network
News | Cardiovascular Surgery | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 — Western Connecticut Health Network (WCHN) cardiothoracic surgeons Cary Passik, M.D., and Robert...

heart team, hybird OR, structural heart team

The heart team approach was first used on a large scale in the CoreValve and Sapien TAVR trials and helped lead to excellent outcomes in high-risk patients.

Feature | Hybrid OR | February 15, 2017 | Dave Fornell

In the current era of healthcare reform and the push toward evidence-based medicine to both lower costs and improve...

Blog | January 30, 2017

DAIC has worked hard to bring useful technology news and resources to our readers. While we conduct reader surveys...

Edwards Lifesciences, completes acquisition, Valtech Cardio
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 — Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced that it has closed its acquisition of Valtech Cardio Ltd.,...

SAVR, surgical aortic valve replacement, elderly patients, aortic stenosis, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, clinical study
News | Structural Heart | January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 — Elderly patients with aortic stenosis (AS) and medium surgical risk experienced better than...

TAVR, medical guidelines, ACC/AHA, optimization, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 — The American College of Cardiology recently released new guidance for clinicians and hospitals to...

Medtronic, CoreValve Evolut R 34 mm valve, TAVI, CE Mark, European launch
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 — Medtronic plc announced the CE (Conformité Européenne) mark and European launch of the CoreValve...

Tendyne Mitral valve

The Tendyne mitral valve being implanted. 

News | Heart Valve Technology | January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017 – In 2015, researchers and physicians at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) were the...

BioTrace Medical, first U.S. patients, Tempo Temporary Pacing Lead, EP lab, TAVR
News | Leads Implantable Devices | January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 — BioTrace Medical Inc. announced in December the first commercial use of the company’s Tempo...

RECHORD Trial, Neochord DS1000 System, mitral regurgitation, PinnacleHealth, first Pennsylvania patient
News | Heart Valve Technology | January 06, 2017

January 6, 2017 — The RECHORD trial allows cardiovascular surgeons to replace damaged string-like tendons, called...

Hitachi, Vector Flow Mapping, TedMed 2016, Partho Sengupta, holographic evaluation of cardiac valves
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A new ground-breaking technology that allows evaluation of...

Videos | Heart Valve Technology | January 03, 2017

The Valtech Cardioband transcatheter mitral annuloplasty system allows transcatheter repair of functional mitral...

NaviGate, GATE tricuspid Atrioventricular Valved Stent AVS, transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement
News | Heart Valve Technology | December 31, 2016

December 31, 2016 — NaviGate Cardiac Structures Inc. (NCSI) announced that a novel valved stent that can capture the...

valtech cardioband transcatheter annuloplasty repair for FMR, functional mitral regurgitation

The Cardioband system is among several new transcatheter mitral repair systems entering clinical trials. In many cases, repair of the native valve is preferred over replacing the valve in open-chest surgical cases. This technology will allow a less invasive alternative. 

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | December 29, 2016 | Azeem Latib, M.D.

The Cardioband System (Valtech) has recently been introduced as a potential option for transcatheter repair of the...

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