Heart Valve Technology

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...

RESOLVE study, RESOLVE trial, subclinical leaflet thrombosis

A CT study from the RESOLVE Trial showing valve leaflet thrombosis on a TAVR device. The trial examined a range of surgical and transcatheter valves to show thrombosis is found across both types of devices. It also examined if anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy could reduce thrombosis and allow a greater range of leaflet motion.

Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 — About 12 percent of patients undergoing aortic valve replacement developed non-symptomatic blood...

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...

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...

TAVR, TAVI, conscience sedation
Feature | Heart Valve Technology | March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 — Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic stenosis continues to evolve with the...

Boston Scientific Lotus TAVR valve, Lotus transcatheter aortic valve
News | Heart Valve Technology | March 09, 2017

March 9, 2017 — Boston Scientific announced the German District Court of Düsseldorf has determined that Edwards...

interventional cardiology, cath lab videos
Feature | Cath Lab | March 07, 2017

Here is a compilation of some of DAIC's recent video coverage of new interventional cardiology device technologies...

Lotus Edge Valve, boston scientific, TAVR, TAVI, patent, patent lawsuit

The Boston Scientific Lotus TAVR valve.

News | Heart Valve Technology | March 03, 2017

March 3, 2017 — In a United Kingdom patent case involving a Edwards Lifesciences lawsuit against Boston Scientific ...

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...

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